Name: James Hopkins
BOMSS roles: Trainee Representative.
Current Post: ST8 bariatric trainee in the Wessex Deanery and NIHR academic clinical lecturer in surgery at the University of Southampton. Current clinical practice / training at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth in the bariatric / upper UGI surgery unit.
Research / Clinical Interests: I work on the Southampton Endobarrier Clinical Trials and in Collaboration on the BYBAND RCT, particularly in developing the BARIACT core outcome set. Ialso have an interest in the Inflammatory changes associated with obesity and bariatric surgery.
BOMSS role: To promote bariatric training.
Interest outside of medicine: Triathlons