Panel & Speakers

    The National Training Scheme for Bone Densitometry is managed by the Bone Densitometry Training and Advisory Panel (BDTAP) of the National Osteoporosis Society. This is a group of voluntary Scientific Advisors who are responsible for overseeing the Training Scheme.

Members of the BDTAP who speak on the lecture course and are involved in the examination and portfolio marking process:


Mrs Jill Griffin Consultant PractitionerMrs Jill Griffin
Consultant Practitioner
Healthy Bones Service
Derriford Hospital
Chair, Bone Densitometry Training & Advisory Panel

Ms Hilary Arden Serivce Development ManagerMs Hilary Arden
Service Delivery Manager
National Osteoporosis Society

Dr Neil Gittoes Consultant Endocrinologist &  Associate Medical DirectorDr Neil Gittoes
Consultant Endocrinologist &
Associate Medical Director
Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Dr Nicky Peel Consultant in Metabolic Bone MedicineDr Nicky Peel
Consultant in Metabolic Bone Medicine
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mrs Rebecca Pettit Principal Clinical ScientistMrs Rebecca Pettit
Principal Clinical Scientist
University Hospital of Wales

Dr Karen Knapp Dept of Medical Imaging, College of Engineering, Mathematics & Physical SciencesDr Karen Knapp
Dept of Medical Imaging, College of Engineering, 
Mathematics & Physical Sciences
University of Exeter 

Dr Amelia Moore Research Fellow in Osteoporosis and Osteoporosis Unit ManagerDr Amelia Moore
Research Fellow in Osteoporosis and
Osteoporosis Unit Manager
Guy’s Hospital

Dr David Pye Consultant Clinical ScientistDr David Pye
Consultant Clinical Scientist
Queen’s Medical Centre

Dr Jacqueline Shipley Clinical ScientistDr Jacqueline Shipley
Clinical Scientist
Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases

Dr Nicola CrabtreeDr Nicola Crabtree
Principal Clinical Scientist in Bone Densitometry
Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Pamela Coates advanced practitioner bone densitometryMrs Pamela Coates
Nightingale Centre and Genesis Prevention Centre
Wythenshawe Hospital

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