Nuada Medical Specialist Imaging
Professor Ann Barrett OBE FRCSI
Emeritus Professor of Oncology, University of East Anglia
- MB BS October 1968
- FRCR February 1974
- MD April 1983
- FRCP (Glasgow) 1989
- FRCP (London) 1991
- F Med Sci 1998
- BSc (Psychology) 2002
- FRCSI 2007
- GMC registration number 1249705
- Medical Defence Union 08388X
- British Medical Association 6370209
- British Association for the Advancement of Science
- Professor Emeritus, University of East Anglia
- Big C Cancer charity: Trustee and board member, Chair of the Cancer Information Centre Management Group, Member, Care and Support committee.
- Trustee, Association for Cultural Exchange, Cambridge.
- Member of the Education Board, European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology.
- February 2002 to 2008 Professor of Oncology, and Deputy Dean, School of Medicine, University of East
- Anglia and Lead Clinician, Department of Oncology, Norfolk & Norwich
University Hospital NHS Trust
- August 1986-February 2002 Professor of Radiation Oncology and Director, Beatson Oncology Centre, Western Infirmary, Glasgow
- October 1997-August 1986 Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cancer Research and Consultant in Oncology, Royal Marsden Hospital,
- October 1976-September 1977 Chef de Clinique, Hôpital Tenon and l’Institut Gustav-Roussy, Paris
- December 1975-September 1976 Locum Consultant Radiotherapist, Westminster Hospital, London
- October 1974-January 1969 Training posts: Paris, and Middlesex, UC, Barts and Whipps Cross HOSPITALS.
Royal College of Radiologists
- Registrar, September 2000-2002
- Dean of Faculty of Oncology & Vice President 2002 – 2004
- President, European Society of Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology 1997-1999
- Scientific committee, International Society of Paediatric Oncology 1989-1993
- Rohan Williams Travelling Professor in Australasia 1989
- Visiting Professor McGill University 1999
- Honorary member of American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology 2002
- Fellow of the American College of Radiology 2006
- President’s Medal (highest award of the RCR) 2005
- Frank Ellis Medal (best publication in Clinical Oncology) 2006
- ESTRO lifetime achievement award 2009
- OBE for Services to healthcare 2010
Membership of societies
Founder Member – Academy of Medical Sciences ; International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) (candidate for President 1999); Association of Cancer Physicians; British Oncological Association; Groupe Européene de Radiologie; European Society of Medical Oncology; European Bone Marrow Transplant Group; European Neuroblastoma Study Group; United Kingdom Children’s Cancer Study Group; British Association for Cancer Research
Medical Research Council
Chair Working Party on CHART (continuous hyperfractionated accelerated radiotherapy – a multi-centre trial) 1990 –1995; Radiation Sub-Committee, Leukaemia Working Party 1983 – 1994
Data Monitoring Committee for CMV trial in bladder carcinoma; START trial of radiotherapy for breast cancer 1998 – 2008
Member Molecular and Cell Medicine Board 1991 – 1994; Steering Groups in adult and paediatric leukaemia; Cell Board Grants Committee B 1986 – 1989; Working Party – Review of Cancer 1991; Cancer Policy Group 1991 – 1993
Cancer research campaign (CRUK) Member of Grants Committee
National Radiological Protection Board 1987 – 1992
Committee on Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment (COMARE) 1988 – 1993
European bone marrow transplant group nuclear accident sub-committee
Member of the Black Commission on bone marrow transplantation
Advisor to the NATO Group of Experts on Chemoprophylaxis, SA Defence Agencies and Ministry of Defence on acute effects of whole body irradiation in man
National Radiotherapy Advisory Group (D of H) 2000-2009
Commonwealth Scholarship Panel of Advisers 1990 – 1998
Advisor, Government of Malawi: proposal for setting up a national cancer centre.
Advisor, Government of Eire: Cancer services review
Scottish groups (1986-2002)
Chairman of Scottish Standing Committee, Royal College of Radiologists 1974 –1997; President of the Scottish Radiological Society Oct 1996 – 1997; Member, Conference of Scottish Medical Colleges
Chair , West of Scotland Postgraduate Medical Education Committee in Clinical Oncology; Member of West Scotland Postgraduate Education Committee; Chairman, Brain Tumour Sub-Group, SIGN Guidelines on follow-up after treatment for childhood cancer, 2000 – 2002; Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical & Dental Education; Scottish Joint Consultants Committee; Board of Management of the Scottish Cancer Trials Office; Scottish Home and Health Department Committee for Review of Cancer Registration in Scotland; National Panel of Specialists; Advisory Committee on Distinction Awards (Scotland and England)
Associate Editor, Medical and Paediatric Oncology
Editorial Boards: Sarcoma, Radiotherapy & Oncology, Report of Practical Oncology & Radiotherapy, Palliative Medicine
1994 Media Fellowship from the British Association for the Advancement of Science to work on the science desk of The Independent newspaper. I have participated in various television and radio broadcasts. I underwent formal media training on taking up my College appointment.
Research group of 20 at Beatson Oncology Centre, RAE rating 5 (2001), income £2m. Research on targeted therapy, leukaemia treatment, total body irradiation
Practical Radiotherapy Planning (4 editions, 1985, 1992, 1999, 2009)
Cancer in Children (4 editions, latest 1998.)
Oxford Oncology textbooks: Core text, Handbook, Desk top reference (2010)
150 in peer reviewed journals, 25 book chapters on: Hormonal therapy of breast cancer, Targeted therapy, Total body irradiation, Paediatric tumours, Sarcomas, Oncology education, Health services research.
Part of team setting up new Medical School in Norwich. Deputy Dean, Senior advisor, Communications skills lead.
Teacher for Problem based learning, metabolic medicine, oncology, human rights, Medicine and the Arts.