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Aria Nikjooy

BMJ 2021; 373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1348 (Published 28 May 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n1348
  1. Naomi Jiagbogu,
  2. Edris Nikjooy

Aria Nikjooy was born in 1990 in Sheffield to a French mother and Iranian father. At a young age he decided that he was to be a doctor, a brain surgeon precisely. Later, however, he would dedicate himself to caring for children. Aria was one of the brightest students in his classes at Hallam Primary and Tapton Secondary schools. School mates recall that Aria set an example as a student and friend. His natural intelligence and determination led him to Birmingham Medical School. He was fully immersed in university life, where he joined the tennis team and basketball team, played violin in the orchestra, and met …

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