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Role in UP-SIGN:

She is the Secretariat for UP-SIGN

What She Does: 

Farzana is the first point of contact for any queries regarding UP-SIGN. She is also Chairman, professor Darr's PA. She coordinates the adminsatrative aspect of UP-SIGN. This includes:

  • Event management, see our events page.

  • Project management – working on several different initiatives such as GCRF workshops, Islamabad, 2020, improving the organisational structure, sustainability and communications.

  • Working with the communications team to develop content for the website, social media outlets and WhatsApp groups.

  • Raising awareness of UPSIGN.

Previous Roles/Experience:

Farzana has had experience in different roles which have focused on healthcare and administration.

  • Student ambassador & mentor

  • Dentist, GP and Cardio-thoracic surgeon.

  • Healthcare Assistant: St George’s Hospital, Tooting & Guy’s & St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust.

  • Education Centre Administrator: Royal College of Surgeons of England.

  • Departmental Administrative Assistant: Department of Chemistry, UCL.


  • BSc Molecular Medicine & Biochemistry, University of Essex.

  • MSc Nutrition, King’s College London.

Contact Details:

Telephone: external: 020 3108 1086 (internal: 51086) / 07737347963



Farzana Hussain

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