Linked Programmes


DiaDeM has a Programme Management Group which meets bi-monthly, this is the main decision making body for the programme.

Details of members of the groups can be found below.

DiaDeM Programme Management Group

Professor Najma Siddiqi

Clinical Professor in Psychiatry

Dr Faiza Aslam

Coordinator and Research Fellow

Professor Catherine Hewitt

Professor of Trials and Statistics and Deputy Director of York Trials Unit

Professor David Ekers

Clinical Director for Research and Development

Dr Ian Kellar

Associate Professor of Health Psychology

Professor AH Aamir

Chairman provincial Task force on Diabetes Executive committee and a member of Federal Task force On Diabetes.

Dr Edward Fottrell

Associate Professor

Professor Zia Ul Haq

Vice Chancellor and Professor of Public Health

Professor Rowena Jacobs

Professor of Health Economics

Professor Richard Holt

Professor in Diabetes and Endocrinology

Professor Asad Nizami

Director of IoP, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Rawalpindi Medical University

Professor Rumana Huque

Executive Director, ARK Foundation, and University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dr Saima Afaq

Assistant Professor and PhD Coordinator

Professor Kishwar Azad

Project Director, BADAS-PCP

Professor Simon Gilbody

Director of the Mental Health and Addictions Research Group (MHARG)

Dr Hannah Jennings

Lecturer in Global Mental Health

Professor Trevor Sheldon

Professor of Health Services Research

Simon Walker

Senior Research Fellow

Gerardo A Zavala

Research Fellow

Marta Soares

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Naveed Ahmed

Research Coordinator, BADAS-PCP

Dr Abdul Kuddus

Deputy Project Director, BADAS-PCP


DiaDeM also has a Programme Steering Committee which meets twice a year.

DiaDeM Steering Committee

Dr Mohammed K Ali (Chair of SC)

Vice Chair (Research), Dept of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University, USA

Dr Shehzad Ali

Canada Research Chair in Public Health Economics, Western University, Canada

Dr Zainab Samad

Professor & Chair, Consultant Cardiologist, Dept of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Pakistan