Clinical Biochemistry SAC
Clinical biochemistry (or chemical pathology) is the pathology specialty concerned with the analysis of body fluids such as blood and urine. Clinical biochemists diagnose, treat and monitor diseases by interpreting the level of different chemicals in samples.
Clinical Biochemistry Leads are encouraged to complete a workforce survey by 30 November. Further details are available.
Chair: Professor Neil Anderson
- Dr Emma Walker - Education Lead
- Dr Chris Chaloner - RCPath Prenatal, Perinatal and Paediatric Pathology SAC Representative
- Ms Sarah Cleary - Academic Activities / SAC Meeting Coordinator
- Dr Dimitris Grammatopoulos - Genomics & Reproductive Science SAC representative
- Dr Adrian Park - CSTC Chair
- Dr Josh Newmark - Trainee representative
- Dr Claire Meek - Chair, ACP Chemical Pathology Committee (co-opted)
- Dr Lance Sandle - Registrar
- Dr Shirley Bowles - Patient Safety representative
- Dr W S Wassif - Chair of the ACB National Audit Committee
- Vacant role - Clinical Biochemistry SAC representative
- Dr Katherine Hayden - ACB Representative
- Dr Monika Jankute - ACB Trainee Representative
Careers in clinical biochemistry
Looking to find out more about a career in clinical biochemistry? The links below will give you more information about this specialty, including interviews with pathologists in this field.
Become a chemical pathologist
Pathologists in this area play a key role in diagnosing and monitoring patients with a wide variety of illnesses – from high cholesterol to rare genetic diseases.
Career case studies
Avril Wayte, Consultant Clinical Scientist in Chemical Pathology
Avril Wayte shares with us her passion for her work, running a clinical biochemistry laboratory in Bangor North Wales.
Dr Kate Earp, Consultant Chemical Pathologist
We speak to Consultant Chemical Pathologist Dr Kate Earp about why she loves her job and what it’s like to work a Metabolic Bone Department.