Lisa Ayers

Lisa joined the NSHCS as the Training Programme Director for HSST in June 2019

Lisa trained as a Clinical Scientist in Clinical Immunology and worked in the Oxford Immunology Laboratory for 14 years. During this time, she undertook a part-time PhD funded by the NIHR, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship in inflammatory markers in cardiovascular disease. She obtained her Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists through examination and she has been a CSO WISE Fellow and co-chair of the Immunology Professional Committee.

As a senior lecturer and clinical academic in the NHS, Lisa has always been interested in training and education of Healthcare Scientists. Her role as HSST Training Programme Director includes supporting and advising HSST trainees and workplace supervisors, producing guidance and policies, strategic development of the programme and working with MAHSE on the academic aspects of HSST.