International adviser – Jamaica
He received a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry and his MB.BS degree from The University of the West Indies.
He then did a residency in internal medicine at the University of Virginia (Roanoke) and a clinical research fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Currently, he is a professor of endocrinology and metabolism in the Department of Medicine at the University of the West Indies and an honorary consultant at the University Hospital of the West Indies.
His academic interests include the roles of nutrition and hormones in the developmental origins of diabetes.