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UK NEQAS Pre-Analytical Webinar: 'Sample Stability' (Week 4)

Oct 29, 2020 03:00 PM in London

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Sophie Hepburn
Consultant Clinical Biochemist @East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT)
Sophie Hepburn is the current Chair of the ACB Pre-analytical Phase Special Interest Group. Sophie trained as a Clinical Biochemist at King’s College Hospital in London before taking up a Senior Biochemist position at The Royal Free Hospital. Leaving London, she joined a government-funded Knowledge Transfer Partnership between the University of Leeds and Leeds Teaching Hospitals where she undertook a project in proteomic biomarker discovery for AKI. Sophie moved to Australia in 2012 where she worked for the National accreditation authority assessing medical laboratories to ISO 15189. In addition, she took up a research role in the Department of Biochemistry and Endocrinology at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney. Sophie returned to the UK in 2016 to take up her post at Ipswich Hospital (now ESNEFT). As well as being involved in pre-analytical improvements, Sophie sits on the ACACB Southern region committee and is involved with various other professional groups.