Ms Theresa Freeman-Wang
Ms Theresa Freeman-Wang was appointed to the Whittington Hospital as a consultant gynaecologist and lead clinician for colposcopy and vulval diseases in 2002. As a research fellow at the Royal Free Hospital, she won the BMA TP Gunton research award in 1998 for the project assessing the anxieties experienced by women with cervical pre malignancy.
Having been on the National Quality Assurance (QA) in colposcopy since 2006 and London Lead QA colposcopist since 2010, Ms Freeman-Wang was appointed QA Director for cervical screening for London in 2014. This was a two-year post whilst cervical screening governance moved from the NHS to Public Health England (PHE).
Since 2016 Ms Freeman-Wang has been a member of the National Research Advisory and Professional Colposcopy Groups and involved in updating the colposcopy standards document (Document 20) and was also part of the 2017-8 NICE review of adjunctive colposcopy technologies for assessing suspected cervical abnormalities.
More generally, Ms Freeman-Wang was Clinical Director for Women and Children’s Health between 2004 -6, RCOG College Tutor between2010-2012 and Chair of the Whittington Medical Committee between 2012-2014, and 2017-2018. She is a RCOG assessor for NHS consultant appointments and also an educational supervisor and accredited colposcopy trainer.
Ms Freeman-Wang is actively involved with the British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (BSCCP) and the London representative on the executive committee between 2006-2010 being the executive officer since 2012, as Treasurer then Secretary in 2015 and now President -Elect. She is also Vice Chair of the UK National Advisory Cervical Screening Committee.
Ms Freeman-Wang has been an invited speaker for many local, regional, national and international colposcopy and gynaecology meetings and have run cervical screening and colposcopy workshops in China, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Moldova and Nigeria. She is vice-chair of the scientific committee or the International Federation of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy (IFCPC) and a faculty tutor and examiner for their distance learning programme.