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Jigisha Patel

Head of Programme Management

Jigisha earned her first degree in Medicine and her PhD on postprandial physiology from Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She spent several years in hospital clinical practice and a year at the National Institutes of Health for her PhD, before joining BMC in 2007 as Medical Editor of the BMC series journals. While with BMC, she moved on to have overall responsibility for BMC’s strategy, standards and expertise in research and publication ethics before becoming part of the Springer Nature Research Integrity Group in her current role in 2017.

Jigisha manages the team’s programme of research integrity related projects and acts as a consultant for the issue handling team on complex cases.