The Power List 2020 – Lab Heroes
Cherie is a Biomedical Scientist in Microbiology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in Harlow. Described by nominators as a “true leader and inspiration within microbiology,” Cherie founded #IBMSChat, a monthly Twitter gathering of biomedical scientists from across the globe, to share ideas and advice. She received the IBMS Amazing Individual Award in 2019 for her excellent advocacy work and regularly uses social media to promote biomedical science. “The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust our profession into the limelight – and we have an obligation to raise its profile and positively promote the work we do,” says Cherie.