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Sarah Smith

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After starting as a trainee industrial chemist,  Sarah joined Cellular Pathology in 2008 as an Medical Laboratory Assistant.  Sarah joined the Newcastle Biobank on secondment in 2017 and helped…

Laura Mansfield

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BSc Hons

After graduating with a degree in Forensic Science, Laura joined Tissue services NHS Blood and Transplant as a tissue technical officer.  She then took up a role as…

Rowen Coulthard

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BSc Hons

Rowen first joined the histology department during her placement year at university where she achieved her IBMS registration portfolio.  She then accepted a part time position whilst continuing…

Sabina Gonsalves

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Qualifications: BSc (Hons), IBMS Licentiate

Sabina started her career at the RVI as a Phlebotomist at the Main Outpatient Department. She then accepted a position as a Medical Laboratory Assistant…

Stacey Weatherson

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BSc Hons

After graduating with a degree in Sports Science, Stacey joined the Cytology/Histology department at the RVI.  She then accepted an MLA position within Histology before accepting an 18…

Tom Ness

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Qualifications: BSc (Hons), IBMS Licentiate Specialist

Tom started his career at the RVI as an MLA in 2008, following graduation from the University of Newcastle. In 2010 he took up…

Claire Jones

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Qualifications: MSc Biomedical Science, BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, IBMS Fellow

Following her graduation in Biomedical Science from the University of Sunderland; Claire started her career at the James Cook University…