Personal profile


I am an Academic Clinical Lecturer with research interests including early detection of breast cancer, breast cancer in young women and risk prediction of breast cancer. I also work as a medical oncology specialty registrar at the Christie hospital, Manchester. 

I recently completed my PhD (‘Assessment of Predisposition to Familial Non-mucinous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer’) at the University of Manchester. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Speciality Certificate Examination in Medical Oncology, Royal College of Physicians

Award Date: 7 Feb 2017

Doctor of Medicine, MbBCh, Cardiff University

Award Date: 21 Jun 2010

Bachelor of Science, BSc in Physiology (intercalated), Cardiff University

Award Date: 23 Jun 2008

External positions

Specialty Registrar in Medical Oncology, The Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

1 Aug 201430 Jul 2022

Areas of expertise

  • RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
  • Risk
  • Breast cancer
  • cancer genomics
  • ovarian cancer
  • early detection
  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • health economics

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Cancer


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