Registration & Memberships
Registration and licensing
- General Medical Council (UK) Full Registration No: 3182808
- GMC Specialist Register: May 1996
- European Specialist Register: May 1996
Memberships and associations
- Fellow of the Faculty of Travel Medicine
- Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health
- Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
- Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists
- Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners
- Member of the International Society of Travel Medicine
Dr Jane Zuckerman
Consultant Physician - Travel Medicine and Immunisations
MD, MRCGP, FFPM, FHEA, FFPHM, FRCPath, FRCP(Ed), FFTM.
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. Dr Zuckerman has a long history working in the field of travel medicine, international health and immunisations at national and international levels. She has been practising travel medicine since 1995 and her expertise includes immunisations (including needle phobia), 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 20 years and is a Consultant in Travel Medicine to several international companies. Dr Zuckerman has particular extensive experience in advising travellers and patients with underlying health problems, including chronic diseases and serious illnesses such as Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, diabetes as well as following immunosuppressive treatment, treatment of malignancy with chemotherapy or radiotherapy and transplantation.
Dr Zuckerman was listed in 2001 by the British Medical Association 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.
Dr Zuckerman 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 (2007) in recognition of excellence in teaching, the facilitation of medical student learning and for making an outstanding commitment to students and their education.
Immunisations and blood tests
ECGs and chest x-rays as part of a Visa medical examination
Dr Jane Zuckerman has a long history working in the field of travel medicine, international health and immunisations at national and international levels. She has been practising travel medicine since 1995 and her expertise include:
Immunisations (including needle phobia)
All aspects of the clinical practice of travel medicine.
Dr Zuckerman has particular extensive experience in advising travellers and patients with underlying health problems, including:
Serious illnesses such as Crohn’s Disease
Diabetes as well as following immunosuppressive treatment
Treatment of malignancy with chemotherapy or radiotherapy
Previously for the past 20 years, Dr Jane Zuckerman was Director of the Academic Centre for Travel Medicine and Vaccines, a WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference, Research and Training in Travel Medicine.
She held the positions of Sub-Dean and Academic Lead (Electives) and Senior Lecturer at University College London Medical School.
Her research activities have involved collaborative research through an FP6 EU framework programme to determine the impact of basic cabin environment parameters upon fitness to travel; the evaluation of new vaccines, anti-viral agents and other forms of prophylaxis against infectious diseases.
Dr Zuckerman has been directly involved in more than 100 clinical trials including Phase I through to Phase IV clinical trials.
Dr Zuckerman has published more than 200 publications including 100 peer-reviewed original research papers; invited reviews, editorials, books and chapters in books on all aspects of travel medicine; international health, hepatitis A and B vaccines, travel and other vaccines; immune responses and immunogenetics; epidemiology and the medical student elective period. She is Editor of two reference books: Principles & Practice of Travel Medicine, and Travellers’ Vaccines – both published as 2nd Editions and she is currently Editor of Essential Travel Medicine, a new textbook published in 2015. She is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal The Journal of Travel Medicine & Infectious Disease.