Guest Speaker Dr Suzy Lishman CBE
Dr Suzy Lishman CBE is a consultant histopathologist at Peterborough City Hospital and the immediate past president of the Royal College of Pathologists.
She has worked in the NHS for over 25 years and gives regular talks to schools throughout the UK. Suzy has won several awards for public engagement and has developed many events for schools, university students, and the general public.
Her most popular event is the ‘Living Autopsy’, demonstrating the value and process of an autopsy using a living model and a bag of props. She has performed at numerous science and music festivals, been involved in several television programmes and written a book ‘A history of pathology in 50 objects’. She has given talks to schools on diverse subjects including her career and the challenges she has faced, the wide range of opportunities in health care and the crossover between science and art.
In addition to the day job, Suzy volunteers her time as a trustee of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death, the Royal Veterinary College and the Association of Art History, chairs the scientific advisory board of Bowel Cancer UK and is a non-executive director of the Medical Protection Society.