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Dr Roopa Mehta is an endocrinologist and a researcher in the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism at INCMNSZ, Mexico City, Mexico. She is the director of the lipid clinic and the cardiovascular laboratory. She is an associate professor in both pre- and postgraduate endocrinology programmes, and is a principal investigator for Phase 3 clinical trials. She has completed a PhD in Medical Sciences.
Dr Mehta undertook her medical training at the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals, London, UK. She subsequently trained as an endocrinologist at INCMNSZ. On completing the residency programme, Dr Mehta subspecialised in diabetes and metabolism and gained further clinical and investigative experience rotating at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA, USA.
She has received the Alfonso Rivera Research Award and the Young Investigator Award from the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology. She is a member of the Mexican National Academy of Medicine. Dr Mehta has authored and co-authored publications in international journals in addition to numerous book chapters. She is a co-editor of a book for patients called Living with Diabetes: A Practical Manual.