All my professional life I have worked in Medical and Scientific Imaging and have over 50 years of experience. I trained at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London and studied Scientific Photography at the Polytechnic of Central London (now University of Westminster). After working at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, London in 1971, I established and headed the Department of Medical Illustration at the University of Zambia (School of Medicine) for 18 years. I also served as an Honorary Consultant to the National Council for Scientific Research, Zambia. Besides my academic qualifications, I am an Accredited Senior Imaging Scientist (ASIS), Emeritus Fellow Bio-Communications Association, I hold six Fellowships in Medical, Scientific, Biological Photography and Microscopy and have been awarded two Honorary Fellowships. I am the principal author of the book ‘A Colour Atlas of AIDS in the Tropics’ which won the RPS Medical Group Lancet Award in 1990. I have also presented and published several papers.
I have been a member of the RPS for more than 50 years, with keen interest in medical and scientific imaging. I am a member of the Science Committee and Chairman of the Imaging Scientist Qualifications Board. In 2013 I was Awarded the Fenton Medal and Honorary Life Membership of The Royal Photographic Society.
I have now been appointed an Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham to teach on MSc course in Biological Imaging.