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Dinah Parums's Bio:
Dinah Parums attended grammar school in Derbyshire and won an entrance scholarship to King's College, Cambridge in 1977.
She did pre-clinical studies in Medical Sciences at the University of Cambridge (B.A. (Hons) 1980) at King's College and then did her clinical medical student training at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University from 1980 to 1983 (B.M., B.Ch. 1983).
Dinah Parums returned to Cambridge in 1984 to do her PhD in Pathology as a Research Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge from 1985 to 1987. She completed her clinical pathology training at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford as Clinical Tutor in Pathology from 1990 to 1993 and Research Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford from 1990 to 1993.
In 1991 Dinah Parums passed the examination for Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists (MRCPath) and in 1999, was awarded the Fellowship (FRCPath). In 1993, she was appointed as Senior Lecturer/Consultant in the Department of Histopathology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital.
Dr Dinah Parums has done clinical work, teaching and research in the NHS and university. From 1995 to 2002, she was an External Examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists. She has taught pre-clinical and clinical medical students, run postgraduate teaching courses and supervised postgraduate research students (MSc, MPhil and PhD).
Since 1996, Dinah Parums has worked with industry in the areas of cardiovascular and oncology research (translational science). Her last position in the pharmaceutical industry was as Principal Pharmaceutical Physician in Discovery Medicine, Oncology.
Dinah Parums's Experience:
Translational Pathologist at NHS and IndustrySeptember 1988 - September 2003 | U.K.
During her time in the NHS Dinah Parums worked in variety of roles, most notably as a Consultant for several years. - Clinical work - Teaching - Research
Principal Pharmaceutical Physician (Pathologist) at Pharmaceutical / Biotech IndustryFebruary 2004 - February 2009 | U.K.
For a number of years Dinah Parums worked as a researcher within the Pharmaceutical / Biotech industry. In this role she specifically studied human cancer types and ways in which they can be treated. Whilst working in this field she also assisted in developing a number of techniques that have since been patented.
Senior Lecturer and Consultant at NHSSeptember 1993 - September 2003 | U.K.
As a Consultant/Senior Lecturer for the NHS, Dinah Parums was involved in clinical diagnosis, teaching and research. Her specialty diagnostic interests were in cancer diagnosis, pulmonary and cardiovascular pathology. She participated in training junior doctors and from 1995 to 2002, she was an External Examiner for Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists.
Dinah Parums's Education:
Cambridge University, King's & Darwin College1984 – 1987PhDConcentration: PathologyActivities: British Heart Foundation, Junior Research Fellow. Research Fellow, Darwin College, Cambridge University. Visiting Research Fellow in Pathology, Massachusett's General Hospital, 1996.
Oxford University Medical School, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford & Wolfson College, Oxford.1980 – 1983B.M., B.Ch.Concentration: Clinical MedicineActivities: Dinah Parums received the following awards in Oxford: 1982: Alfred A. Richman Research Award, American Heart Association. 1983: The Radcliffe Prize, Oxford University. 1983: The George Pickering Prize, Oxford University.
King's College, Cambridge University.1977 – 1980B.A.(Hons) Medical SciencesConcentration: Medicine (and Pathology)Activities: Entrance Scholarship, King's College, Cambridge, 1977.
Dinah Parums's Interests & Activities:
Dr Dinah Parums is a freelance writer and editor and has the following expertise: Translational Science Oncology, Cardiovascular Pathology, Immunohistochemistry, Biomarkers, Imaging, Targeted Therapies, Systems Pathology, Medical Publishing, Medical Editing, Medical Media, Postgraduate Teaching, Medical Research, ESL Editing