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Thinzar Min

Dr Thinzar Min

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Medicine

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792

Research Links

Available For Postgraduate Supervision

About

Dr Thinzar Min is a Senior Clinical Lecturer and a Consultant Physician in General Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology at Singleton Hospital and Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Swansea Bay University Health Board. She graduated from Yangon, Myanmar in 2005. She completed the specialist training programme in Diabetes, Endocrinology and General Medicine in Wales Deanery in 2018. She received a MSc (Diabetes) with distinction from Cardiff University in 2014. Between 2014 and 2017, she undertook a MD project on long-term metabolic outcomes of bariatric surgery in people with diabetes and impaired glucose regulation at Swansea University Medical School. She is actively involved in teaching, supervision of junior doctors in training and research. Her other roles in the Health Board include Audit Lead for Singleton Hospital and Morbidity and Mortality Review Lead for Singleton hospital. 

Areas Of Expertise

  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Endocrinology
  • Clinical trials
  • Clinical medicine

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Dr Min taught Diabetic Practice Module and contributed to MSc Diabetes course, Graduate Entry Medicine program and Physician Associate program.  
Speciality attachment Lead (Medicine) for GEM program from September 2020.  

Research

Research interests:

Diabetes

Obesity

phase 3 clinical trials

Award Highlights

Best Poster award at Welsh Endocrinology and Diabetes Society Spring meeting in May 2017 and the Best Poster Award (Young Diabetologists and Endocrinologists Forum) at YDEF day, Diabetes UK Conference in 2015.

Dr Min's work on long-term cardio-metabolic outcome of bariatric surgery in people with diabetes was shortlisted for Diabetes UK T2DM research award at Diabetes UK Annual conference, in 2018.  

Collaborations

Swansea Bay University Health Board