In this article, Elliot Colburn MP, Conservative MP for Carshalton and Wallington, introduces our ‘Pathologists in Profile’ and describes his work with the College over the last year.
Professor Jo Martin has played a leading role in British pathology, having held senior positions with NHS England and representing the College as President from 2017 to 2020.
Dr Suzy Lishman CBE is a consultant histopathologist and medical examiner. During her time as College President from 2014 to 2017, Dr Lishman was instrumental in championing the need for a medical examiner service.
Starting with a degree in Biomedical Science, David Wells has gone on to hold leading roles with NHS England and the Institute of Biomedical Science, as well as leading the laboratory response to COVID-19.
Professor Kathreena Kurian achieved her medical school aspiration of becoming a neuropathologist. Following her initial studies at Guy’s and St Thomas’, Professor Kurian now runs the Brain Tumour Research Centre at the University of Bristol, where she is also a professor of neuropathology.