Dr Samira Bell

Clinical Sen Lecturer/Honorary Cons

Population Health and Genomics, School of Medicine

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Contact

Email

s.t.bell@dundee.ac.uk

Phone

+44 (0)1382 383973

Locations

Ninewells

Biography

Dr Samira Bell was appointed as Consultant Nephrologist at Ninewells Hospital in 2009 after completing her renal training in the West of Scotland. She obtained her medical degree (MBChB) in 1999 and MD in 2007 from the University of Glasgow.

She was awarded a NHS Research Scotland Fellowship funded by the Chief Scientists Office in 2013 and was appointed as a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Dundee in 2019. She is currently chair of the Scottish Renal Registry.

Her research interests include the use of routinely collected healthcare data for renal epidemiology with a particular interest in acute kidney injury.

Research

2013 Identification of risk factors for developing Acute Kidney Injury in patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery. NHS Tayside Clinical Governance March

Samira Bell, Charis Marwick, Peter Donnan, Peter Davey

Identification of risk factors for developing Acute Kidney Injury in patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery. Tenovus, January 2014

Samira Bell, Tineke Rennie, Tobias Dreishulte, Charis Marwick, Peter Davey

Health Informatics Centre Innovation Grant, November 2013

Samira Bell, Charis Marwick, Peter Donnan, Peter Davey

Risk of Acute Kidney Injury following community prescription of antibiotics. Anonymous Trust, May 2014.

Royal College of Physicians Travelling Fellowship, June 2014

Impact

The paper : Bell S, Davey P, Nathwani D, Marwick C, Vadiveloo T, Sneddon J, Patton A, Bennie M, Fleming S, Donnan PT. Risk of AKI with Gentamicin as Surgical Prophylaxis. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2014:25, led to a change in the national orthopaedic antibiotic prophylaxis policy

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Teaching

  • Module Lead for Epidemiology- Masters of Public Health
  • Lecture and small group teaching during 2nd Year medicine undergraduate course.
  • Postgraduate renal registrar teaching.
  • Educational Supervision.
  • Supervision of 4th year student projects.
  • Supervision of Academic FY research attachment