Professor D Alderson, President
Derek Alderson is the Barling Professor and Head of the Department of Surgery at the University of Birmingham. He took up this post in 2005, having previously been Professor of gastrointestinal surgery at Bristol. His main area of clinical interest is oesophagogastric surgery. He is currently editor-in-chief of the British Journal of Surgery. Professor Alderson is committed to improving surgical standards at all levels through education, research and clinical performance. He is currently the president of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Professor A Hill, President-Elect
Professor Hill is the Head of School of Medicine and Professor and Chair of Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He graduated from UCD and did his surgical training in Dublin and London. He followed this with a two year fellowship at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center in the United States.
He returned to Ireland to do his Senior Registrar training on the National Training Programme. Before taking up his position as Consultant he returned to the Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre to complete a Clinical Fellowship in Surgical Oncology.
His clinical interests are in the area of breast cancer and melanoma. His laboratory research interests are in the transcriptional control of breast cancer, in particular, the role of the coregulatory proteins.
Professor Hill is the national advisor for surgical oncology for the National Cancer Control Programme. His clinical practice is in Breast, General and Endocrine Surgery at Beaumont Hospital Dublin.
Professor S White, Honorary Secretary
Professor A Davies, Honorary Treasurer
Professor F Smith, Programme
Mr K Saeb-Parsy, M’ship Chair
Pofessor T Underwood, Council Member
Ms Rachel Hargest, Council Member
Ms Lorna Marson, Council Member
Miss Natalie Blencowe, ASiT Rep