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Rachel Leung

Rachel Leung

  • Assistant Junior Dean


Rachel Leung is a research physician registered in both the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. My medical education was completed in Hong Kong as part of the Global Physician Leadership program, and I received additional training in biostatistics and epidemiological research at Brown University and the Big Data Institute of the University of Oxford.

Funded by the Rhodes Scholarship, I am reading a DPhil in Clinical Neurosciences under the guidance of Professor Peter Rothwell and Mr. Dominic Howard with a focus on stroke epidemiology.

College teaching

Rachel Leung is a DPhil student and Honorary Clinical Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences. Her primary research interest is in multi-territory vascular disease epidemiology and risk prediction. Rachel currently works on investigating the incidence, risk factors, outcome and risk stratification of multi-territory vascular disease in high-risk patients, under the supervision of Professor Peter Rothwell and Mr Dominic Howard. She is selected as one of the 10 Young Reviewers at European Stroke Journal.


Safety of Carotid Endarterectomy for Symptomatic Stenosis by Age: Meta-Analysis With Individual Patient Data (Stroke. 2023;54:457–467) DOI:10.1161/STROKEAHA.122.040819