Loretta has worked in Oncology cytogenetics for over 19 years first in Dublin, then in Barts Hospital before coming to King's in 2004. She initially came to London for 3 years but is still here 16 years later!
"I have been lucky enough to enjoy all my jobs in cytogenetics and to have worked with some great people that taught me a lot and hopefully a few people have learned from me as well. Working my way up in the field over the last 16 years is something Im proud of. Since starting a family ten years ago finding a life balance has been important and King's has given me the flexible working hours to allow me to balance doing a job I enjoy which stimulates me and bringing up my daughters. I was also lucky enough to represent KING'S/Viapath in the opening ceremony of the Olympics in 2012 which was fantastic."
Loretta gives regular departmental lectures on various aspects of cytogenetics and FISH, has organised an international FISH workshop at King's, has given a recent guest lecture on Advances in testing in MDS in Portugal and is about to embark on helping to set up a FISH diagnostic leukemia service in Sri Lanka.
She is a Member of the ACC and BSHG.
Last updated: 02/10/2017