PLEASE COMPLETE Dr. Richie Abel joined the Department of Surgery and Cancer in December 2010. Richie is interested in studying bone quality, with particular regard to tissue development and senescence. The general aim is to improve the diagnosis and measurement of treatment outcomes for metabolic bone diseases. Teaching Richie is course Leader for Year 1-2 MBBS Research Design and Statistics. Course Leader Year 1 MBBS Problem Based Learning. Module Director for BSc in Medicine Year 4 Surgical Technology and Innovation. Pastoral roles include postgraduate education committee (PGEC) representative and campus tutor for postgraduate research students at Charing Cross.