Dr Michael Drozd

Dr Michael Drozd


I graduated from the University of Leeds in 2015 with an intercalated BSc in Cardiovascular Medicine (first class) and MBChB (with honours). After completing the Academic Foundation Programme (FY1/FY2), I was awarded a BHF Clinical Research Training Fellowship to fund a PhD supervised by Dr Richard Cubbon. I was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) and have now commenced a NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship in Cardiology (Currently ST2).

Research interests

I conduct preclinical and clinical research investigating the outcomes of patients with cardiometabolic disease with a particular interest in infection.


  • BSc
  • MBChB (with honours)
  • PGCert
  • MRCP
  • PhD

Professional memberships

  • British Atherosclerosis Society
  • British Society for Cardiovascular Research

Student education

I supervise MBChB Students and academic foundation doctors. I also provide cardiovascular teaching to MBChB students in year 1, intercalation and year 5. I am passionate about widening participation into medicine.

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine
  • Cardiometabolic
  • Discovery and Translational Science