Professor Thozhukat Sathyapalan ('Sathya') is the Chair in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism and Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist in Hull. He received his specialist training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General (Internal) Medicine, initially in Aberdeen and subsequently with the Yorkshire Deanery. He had his postgraduate research fellowship at the University of Hull with Professor Stephen Atkin's team. He was appointed Senior Lecturer in 2009 at the University of Hull, became a Reader in 2012 and a Chair in 2016.
His clinical practice encompasses all aspects of Endocrinology and Diabetes including thyroid, adrenal, pituitary disorders and diabetes. He is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training.