Dr Jane Zuckerman qualified from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 1987, and completed her training in London in general medicine, emergency medicine, and occupational medicine. She has a long history working in the field of travel medicine, international health, and immunisations at national and international levels.
Dr Zuckerman has been practising travel medicine since 1995, and her expertise includes immunisations, malaria prophylaxis, altitude medicine, and all aspects of the clinical practice of travel medicine. She has been responsible for the travel health needs for over 10,000 travellers per annum over the past 19 years, and is a Consultant in Travel Medicine to several international companies. Dr Zuckerman has extensive experience in advising travellers and patients with underlying health problems, including chronic diseases and serious illnesses.
The British Medical Council listed Dr Zuckerman as one of the 82 ‘Pioneers in Patient Care: NHS Consultants leading change’. Dr Zuckerman was awarded the UK Hospital Doctor of the Year 2001 Award, and the UK Hospital Doctor Innovation Award 2001 in recognition of leadership, teamwork, innovation and clinical excellence in the medical profession. She was also awarded a Special Achievement Award for European Clinical Research in 1999, and an Excellence in Medical Education Award, University College London Medical School in recognition of excellence in teaching, the facilitation of medical student learning, and for making an outstanding commitment to students and their education.
Dr Zuckerman is particularly interested in travel medicine, international health, altitude medicine, and immunisations.
NHS and Academic Posts
Consultant & Clinical Lead in Travel Medicine, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Consultant in Travel Medicine, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Infection & Immunity, University College London.