University of Aberdeen Institute of Medical Sciences, Royal College of Radiologists Breast Group
Dr. Fiona Gilbert graduated in medicine from Glasgow University in 1978. She is the Roland Sutton Chair of Radiology at University of Aberdeen Institute of Medical Sciences, vice-chair of the Royal College of Radiologists Breast Group, member of the NCRI Breast Clinical Focus group, co-lead of the NCRI PET Research Development group and was member of the ACORRN international scientific advisory committee. She was a member of the Commissioning Board for the Health Technology Assessment Panel (2003-2006) and Royal College of Radiologists Research Committee (1998-2002). She is on the MRC Panel of Experts and is an Academic role model for the British Medical Association.
Following general medical training and MRCP, she joined the radiological training program in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. She was appointed consultant radiologist in Aberdeen responsible for the National Breast Screening Programme for Grampian in 1989. Undertaking research in breast imaging and ovarian screening during that time she learned research methodology and was appointed to the chair in radiology in 1996. Successful grants from SHEFC led to the purchase of a 1.5T MRI machine and a new building and office accommodation was put in place. She has built a team of research scientists working on MR related problems and a 3.0T MRI system was installed in August 2007 dedicated for clinical research.
She referees for Radiology, The Breast and was assistant editor of Clinical Radiology (1997-2006). She has been a National Panellist for Radiology (1995-2007) and FRCR Part I Examiner, Royal College of Radiologists (1997- 2002). She was joint chairman - Scottish Audit Gastric and Oesophageal Cancer Group (1996-2001) and chairman of the Computer Aided Diagnosis working party for the NHSBSP.
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