Professor Sir James Underwood

Until his retirement in December 2006, James Underwood was Professor of Pathology at the University of Sheffield, Consultant Histopathologist to the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and Dean of Sheffield University's Faculty of Medicine. Sir James has served, by election, as President of the British Division of the International Academy of Pathology and as President of The Royal College of Pathologists. He was awarded a knighthood for services to medicine in the 2005 New Year honours list.