Sarah first graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne with a BSc in Physiology (2002) and subsequently completed a Doctorate in epithelial cell research, also at Newcastle University (2006). Following on from this she completed a graduate entry degree in Dentistry at the University of Central Lancashire/Liverpool (2011).
Following Dental Foundation Training in General Dental Practice and several years of experience in Maxillofacial Surgery in South Manchester and North Staffordshire, Sarah gained more specialist Dental Core Training experience in the field of Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology at Guy’s Hospital, London. In March 2015, she took up the post of Academic Clinical Lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in Birmingham.
Sarah is currently undertaking specialist clinical training in Oral and Maxillofacial Histopathology whilst also pursuing her research interests in oral cancer in collaboration with Professor Gabriel Landini.
Sarah very much enjoys and is actively involved with the delivery of oral and dental pathology teaching at Birmingham Dental School and is currently working towards the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.