Workforce, training and education
Yorkshire and Humber



Programme Support for
Infection specialties
Chemical Pathology
Paediatric and Perinatal Pathology
Diagnostic Neuropathy


Head of School
Dr Pangiota Kitsanta

Deputy Head of School
Dr Bipin Mathew

Training Programme Directors (TPDs)

Chemical Pathology & Metabolic Medicine

new TPD to be appointed in May 2024

Diagnostic Neuropathology

Dr Aruna Chakrabarty


Dr Aruna Chakrabarty (east/west)
Dr Peter Ellery (east/west)
Dr Katie McDonald (south)

Infectious Diseases

Dr Kate Adams (east/west)
Dr Anne Tunbridge (south)

Paediatric and Perinatal Pathology

Dr Katie McDonald

Medical Microbiology & Virology 

Dr Laura Prtak (south)
Dr Katrina Blackmore (east/west)


Academic Training Programme Directors (ATPDs)

Hull York Medical School

Prof Fliss Murtagh

University of Leeds

Prof Phil Quirke

University of Sheffield

Prof Dilly Anumba 


If you are planning a period of time out of clincial training, or are due to return from a period out of clinical training, please visit our SuppoRTT pages to see what support is available.