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Engineering Design Centre


Research Student & General Surgery Registrar

Research group: International Health SystemsHealth Systems Design
Telephone: +44 1223 748569
Email: mb25837


Dr Michael Bath is a doctoral research student at the Engineering Design Centre. His research focuses on better understanding trauma care provision worldwide and developing trauma systems in low and middle income settings.

He works as a General Surgery Registrar in London. Having completed his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Leicester, he has since worked as an Academic Clinical Fellow in Surgery at Queen Mary University of London, completing his Masters Degree in Clinical Research on surgical site infection prevention.

He has presented his work on Global Surgery at a side session to the World Health Assembly and acts as a reviewer for multiple peer-review journals, including the British Medical Journal.

Twitter @MikeFBath

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Key Publications

Bath M, Bashford T, Fitzgerald JE, What is ‘global surgery’? Defining the multidisciplinary interface between surgery, anaesthesia and public health, BMJ Global Health, 2019; 4(5):e001808 

Bath MF, Kohler K, Hobbs L, Kuhn I, Nabulyato WM, Kwizera A, et al., The Impact of Trauma System Implementation on Patient Quality of Life and Economic Burden: A Systematic Review Study Protocol, International Journal of Surgery: Protocols, 2023;27(1):84–9

Bath MF, Davies J, Suresh R, Machesney MR, Surgical site infections: a scoping review on current intraoperative prevention measures, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2022; 104(8):571-576

Bath MF, Sidloff D, Saratzis A, Bown MJ, UKAGS Investigators, The Impact of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening on Quality of Life, British Journal of Surgery, 2018;105(3):203-208

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