Professor Nish Chaturvedi obtained her first degree in medicine at London University in 1985, and then went on to specialist training in general medicine, public health and epidemiology. Nish’s post-doctoral positions were held at the Department of Epidemiology at UCL. She was appointed to a chair of clinical epidemiology in the National Heart & Lung Institute at Imperial College London in 2000. Nish returned to a chair in clinical epidemiology in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences at UCL in 2014.