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Dr PAUL KENTON

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    Dr Paul Kenton is a senior lecturer at Edge Hill Medical School. He graduated from Liverpool John Moores University in 2011 after completing study in applied biomedical science with HCPC registration (Biomedical Scientist), undertaking training in the paediatric disciplines of histopathology, microbiology, haematology and clinical biochemistry. He subsequently transitioned into adult clinical biochemistry and worked in a number of NHS hospitals in roles up to and including specialist-grade scientist. He has specialist training and experience in multi-disciplinary near-patient/POCT testing.  He holds a PgDip in Biomedical Science, maintains HCPC registration as a Biomedical Scientist, is a Registered Scientist (Science council) and holds Fellowship of the Institute of Biomedical Science (FIBMS).

     

    Between 2016 – 2018 he undertook PA training at Liverpool Medical School as part of the national expansion programme (PgDip), undertaking specific rotational training in acute medicine, general practice, colorectal and general surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, forensic psychiatry, cardiology, respiratory and stroke medicine. He is a PA-R on the Royal College of Physicians’ MVR and currently works in general practice as clinical lead. In 2020 he was awarded the Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) in the advanced practice of primary care and family medicine from the University of Lynchburg, USA. He is a trained examiner for the Royal College of Physicians' PA national certification examination. 

    Research interests

    Research areas of interest include medical education (particularly physician associate), clinical audit, clinical biochemistry, lipid disorders, endocrinology, leadership, near patient/POCT testing.

    Teaching

    • Medical education 
    • Clinical sciences

    Education/Academic qualification

    DMSc-Doctor of Medical Science - Advanced Professional Practice - Primary Care/Family Medicine, PhD, University of Lynchburg School of PA Medicine

    Award Date: 1 Jun 2020

    PgDip Physician Associate Studies, PGDip, University of Liverpool

    Award Date: 1 Feb 2018

    BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science, BSc, Liverpool John Moores University

    Award Date: 1 Jun 2011

    Other positions

    Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

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