Biographies

Geeta Vekaria

  • Geeta Vekaria

    Committee Member
    ILD Nurse Specialist/ Research Nurse
    University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Joined January 2019

Geeta is a highly motivated Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Clinical Nurse specialist (CNS) and Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) working at University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. She is currently undertaking an empirical study for her dissertation in IPF for her MSc Advance Practice pathway at Kings College London University.

After graduating at University of Hertfordshire with BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing in 2000, she worked at St Thomas Hospital on a Medical assessment unit/Gastroenterology Surgical rotation. Whilst working for Innovex, she gained experience from various programmes in Stroke, Hypertension, Gastroenterology and COPD reviews for GP practices across London followed by working with Air products as a Clinic Nurse Advisor for Home Oxygen Service provider. Geeta’s Community Respiratory Nurse post with Waltham Forest Respiratory Services she managed COPD, Asthma and Oxygen patients in clinics.