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Qualifications

PhD Biophysics 1980, Institute of Cancer Research, University of London.

MSc Biophysics and Engineering 1974, Chelsea College, University of London.

BSc Physics 1972, University of Kent at Canterbury.

Awards, Prizes or Honours

Platinum (highest) Award in the 'Writing' Category, MarCom Creative Awards, 2006.

Article featured as "Highlights of 2010", Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2010.

Best Paper throughout 1991, Report in Ultrasound Medical Biology, 1993.

Distinguished paper of the year (1999), Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine, 1999.

The most popular paper in 2000, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2000.

Best Abstract submitted to the Society of British Neurological Surgeons Spring Meeting 2011, British Journal of Neurosurgery, 2011.

Featured Article, Journal of Cell Science, 2011.

One of the ten best papers shortlisted for the 2006 Roberts Prize, Institute of Physics, 2007.

Paper awarded “Select Status", Institute of Physics, 2006.

Paper awarded the the “Simon Greenway” travel scholarship, International Society for Skin Imaging, 2005.

Presentation given the “Young Investigator Award”, British Medical Ultrasound Society, 2005.

2nd Prize Oral Presentation at the 36th Annual Scientific Meeting, British Medical Ultrasound Society, 2004.

Best Poster, PREP2003 Conference, 2003.

Overall Best Oral Presentation at the 34th Annual Scientific Meeting, British Medical Ultrasound Society, 2002.

Best Oral Student Presentation, Sixth Annual Conference on Medical Image Understanding and Analysis, 2002.

Finalist in the New Investigator Award Competition, American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine, 2002.

1st prize Poster at the 13th EUROSON Congress, European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine, 2001.

EPSRC Engineering Poster Prize, Britain's Younger Engineers" meeting, House of Commons, 2001.

Best Oral Presentation at the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting, , 2000.

Presentation awarded Certificate of Merit at RSNA, , 2000.

Physics and Astronomy Award for Excellence in Professional/Scholarly Publishing, Association of American Publishers, 1997.

Third prize poster, 8th International Congress on the Ultrasonic Examination of the Breast, 1993.

Best paper throughout 1991, , 1993.

Best poster at the Annual Scientific Meeting, British Medical Ultrasound Society, 1988.

Best paper throughout 1981 in the Journal Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 1982.

Best abstract submitted to the Society of British Neurological Surgeons Spring Meeting 2011, British Journal of Neurosurgery, 2011.

IPEM John Mallard Lecture (eponymous prize lecture), United Kingdom Radiological Congress, 2011.

Editorial Boards

European Dermatology, 2005.

Physics in Medicine and Biology (co-editor, special issue), Vol 45, No 6, 2000-2000.

Skin Research and Technology, 1994.

Physics in Medicine and Biology, 1996-2001.

Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 1983-2001.

Ultrasonic Imaging, 2013.

External Committees

Scientific and Education Committee, Chair to 2009, British Medical Ultrasound Society, 2006.

Finance Committee, Member, British Medical Ultrasound Society, 2006-2009.

Training Committee, Member, British Medical Ultrasound Socieity, 2006-2009.

Publications Committee, Member, British Medical Ultrasound Society, 2006-2009.

Council, Member, British Medical Ultrasound Society, 2004-2009.

Executive Committee, General Secretary (Vice President), International Society for Skin Imaging, 2003-2007.

Committee for application to the EU Framework 6 grant programme, UK co-ordinator, European Network of Excellence in Medical Ultrasound, 2002-2002.

Executive Committee, Member, International Association for Breast Ultrasound, 1997.

Inaugral Organising Committee and Faculty, Founding Member and Faculty, International Breast Ultrasound School, 1992.

Executive Committee, Elected Vice President, International Society for Skin Imaging, 1993-1995.

Executive Committee, Elected President, International Association for Breast Ultrasound, 1991-1997.

Organising Committee, Elected Chairman, International Congress on the Ultrasonic Examination of the Breast, subsequently the International Association for Breast Ultrasound, 1987-1991.

Organising Committee, Founder, The British Group on Ultrasound Breast Examination, 1979-1983.

Organizing Committee, Member, International Congress on the Ultrasonic Examination of the Breast, subsequently the International Association for Breast Ultrasound, 1985-1987.

Publications Committee, Elected member, European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 2007-2009.

Scientific and Education Committee, Member, British Medical Ultrasound Society, 2009.

Advisory committee for the NCI Program-Project Grant “New breast cancer imaging methods”, Member, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA, 2000-2005.

Independent advisor for the NIH Program-Project Grant "Elastography", Member, University of Texas, Houston, 2001-2001.

National Institutes of Health study section Programme Project Application number 1 PO1 CA64597-01, Member, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, 1994-1994.

Advisory board on 4D medical ultrasound, Member, GEC-Marconi Ltd., Chelmsford and Caswell, 1999-2001.

Advisory board on ultrasound and elasticity imaging methods, Member, Supersonic Imagine, Aix en Provence, 2006.

Advisory board, Member, Michelson Diagnostics, 2008.