Cellular Pathology SAC
Cellular pathology describes the group of pathology specialties that study changes in cells and tissues to make a diagnosis. It includes 20 subspecialties, such as neuropathology, dermatopathology and haematopathology.
Chair: Dr Adrian Bateman
- Dr Nicki Cohen - Clinical Director of Training and Assessment (ex officio)
- Professor Sarah Coupland - Vice-President (Communications)
- Dr Michael Eden - Chair, Working Group on Cancer Services
- Dr Clair Evans - Chair, Histopathology CSTC and Chair of the Panel of Examiners for Paediatric Pathology
- Prof Adrienne Flanagan - (Pathological Society)
- Dr Kathryn Griffin - RCPath Trainee Representative
- Professor Keith Hunter - Committee member
- Dr Laszlo Igali - (Council Member)
- Dr Kassiani Skordilis - ACP Representative
- Dr Gerry van Schalwyk - Chair, RCPath IBMS Histopathology Reporting Conjoint Board
- Dr Lutful Wahab - Chair, Histopathology Panel of Examiners
- Professor Stephen Wharton - Chair, Neuropathology SAC
- Dr Newton Wong - Committee member
- Dr Judy Wyatt - (Interim) Chair, NQAAP
- Dr Esther Youd - Assistant Registrar, RCPath
Careers in cellular pathology
Looking to find out more about a career in cellular pathology? The links below will give you more information about this specialty, including interviews with pathologists in this field.
Whenever tissue is taken from a person’s body to be examined, a histopathologist is responsible for examining the sample and returning a diagnosis.
Career case studies
I moved here from India three years ago. I had started my training there but wanted to do more in the UK as I wanted to train and work in the NHS.
My areas of interest are liver/pancreas and head and neck pathology so I might be looking at a liver removed at transplantation or a partial liver resection or pancreatic resection for tumour.
Identifying a cause of death in cases of sudden cardiac death not only helps families to understand why a loved one has passed away, it can also save lives.
When Girgis Phot’s lymph node biopsy showed an unusual pathology, the team at SOH collaborated with colleagues in the UK to diagnose an extremely rare cancer.