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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Carol Rea

After graduating I worked as an NHS Clinical Scientist in Haematology and Clinical Biochemistry, primarily involved in research in diabetes and vascular disease. during this time I completed my PhD on a part-time basis. I co-authored a number of papers during this time in relation to platelet function and oxidative stress in diabetes. After I obtained my PhD I was part of the executive team on the British Family Heart Study, responsible for training and quality assurance in point of care testing of blood glucose and cholesterol on the study. In 1994 I moved into an academic post at the University of Wolverhampton, teaching on a range of biomedical science modules and co-ordinating the part-time BSc. Biomedical Science. I have been at the University of Lincoln since 2002, helping set up, develop and run the biomedical science award the university currently offers

Department Responsibilities

Programme Leader BSc Biomedical Science. Specialist teaching Blood Science, Disease Biology, School Quality Lead

Subject Specialism

Biomedical Science- Blood Sciences


  • PhD Medicine — University of Birmingham, 1991
  • BSc Hons Medical Biochemistry — University of Birmingham, 1985

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Association of Clinical Biochemists
  • Member of the Medical & Scientific Section of Diabetes UK