Professor Stephen Atkin

Head of School Postgraduate Studies and Research, RCSI-Bahrain
Office: +973 16660081

Area of expertise

Specialty: Diabetes and Endocrinology

Research interests: Insulin resistance, polycystic ovary syndrome, type 2 diabetes, translational clinical research.


  • B.Sc. 2(i) Biochemistry (Hons), Newcastle University, UK, June 1979
  • M.B.B.S. (Hons), Newcastle University, UK, June 1984
  • M.R.C.P.(UK)June 1987
  • F.R.C.P. (UK) June 1999
  • Ph.D. Liverpool University, UK, 1993
  • Personal grants last 5 years, value of 4.3 million USD. Published over 500 papers in peer reviewed journals. 

Current areas of activity

  • Facilitation of new postgraduate taught and research post graduate programmes.
  • Facilitation of novel basic, translational and clinical research
  • Further development of research infrastructure and research framework