From the Editor
Welcome to the January 2022 Bulletin as we emerge from yet another extraordinary year culminating in the second muted festive season in a row.
From the President
Hello and welcome to the first Bulletin of 2022 − our Diamond Jubilee celebrating 60 years of the College.
Pathologists in profile
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
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
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.
Professor Cheng-Hock Toh
Professor Cheng-Hock Toh is a professor and consultant in haematology at the University of Liverpool & Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
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
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.
Professor Sharon Peacock CBE
Professor Sharon Peacock is a professor at the University of Cambridge who has held senior academic positions in the UK and Thailand.
Dr Matt Clarke
Once planning to become a vet, Dr Matt Clarke fell in love with pathology after a period as a histopathology trainee.
A house of our own
With the College celebrating its Diamond Jubilee this year, Registrar Dr Lance Sandle and Past President Professor Sir James Underwood look back through the history of the College, from its founding in 1962 to royal visits and its core mission and charitable aims.