Dr Zudin Puthucheary is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Intensive Care Medicine at the William Harvey Institute, Queen Mary, University of London, and a Consultant at the Royal London Hospital Adult Intensive Care Unit. He graduated from Nottingham University in 1997, and moved to London post MRCP in 2000. Following a 3-year stint in Sydney, he started his Respiratory training in Bristol, before completing his critical care training in London. His research focusses on acquired functional disability, and the use of nutritional and exercise interventions to prevent and treat muscle. He chairs the UK National Post-Intensive Care Rehabiliation Collaborative, a multi-professional cross-disciplinary group focussing on rehabiliation and restitution of critical illness survivors.
His work on acute muscle wasting has won awards from the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine , European Society of Anesthesia, the British Thoracic Society, the Intensive Care Society, The American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrtition and Zudin was named a Global Rising Star by the Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society