Focus area: Clinical and health related microbiology
Dr Benjamin Johns is a Trainee Clinical Scientist with a background in biomedical sciences and microbiology. After completing his PhD at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Johns transitioned into a career outside of academia. He has been an active member of the Society since starting his PhD, helping promote the Society across Wales.
Dr Angharad Davies, along with her role at Swansea University Medical School, is a Consultant Clinical Microbiologist for the national Cryptosporidium Reference Unit, where she focuses on research into Cryptosporidium infections. In this interview, she talks about her experience as a clinical microbiologist and her involvement with the Society as a member of the Professional Development Committee.
Elaine Cloutman-Green is a joint Trust Healthcare Lead and represents over 700 Healthcare Scientists at Great Ormand Street Hospital (GOSH). Here she tells about bridging the gap between the lab and ward staff and leading patient engagement and outreach activities. Elaine also discusses why she joined the Society and why microbiology matters.