Staff

BW photo Sarah Backhouse

Sarah Backhouse

Exhibitions officer

Sarah is responsible for managing all aspects of the RCP’s exhibition programme including designing exhibitions, creating content, arranging loans and image permissions, and coordinating installation. Please contact Sarah if you have any queries regarding our temporary exhibitions. Sarah works Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Sarah.Backhouse@rcp.ac.uk
020 3075 1602
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Katie Birkwood

Rare books and special collections librarian

Katie manages all aspects of the RCP's rare and early printed books. This role includes conservation, cataloguing, enquiries, research visits and exhibition work.

Katie.Birkwood@rcp.ac.uk
020 3075 1482
Gail Chapman

Gail Chapman

Public Programmes Officer

Gail produces and coordinates the RCP museum's public programme of talks and lectures, museum Late events, exhibition openings and open days. Gail manages the guided tours programme, museum general enquiries, social media, marketing and digital communications. Gail also oversees the museum volunteer team which supports the public programme and is an advocate for improving accessibility at the RCP.

Contact Gail for new creative partnerships, tours or general museum enquires. 

Gail.Chapman@rcp.ac.uk
Elizabeth Douglas

Elizabeth Douglas

Collections officer

Elizabeth works as part of the LAMS team and provides collections management services to the museum. The role ensures the on-going care of the collections with a responsibility for documentation standards and preventive conservation. This role also responds to research enquires, picture library and tour requests.

Elizabeth.Douglas@rcp.ac.uk
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Pamela Forde

Archive manager

Pamela manages the archive collections, which date back over 700 years, including collections management and conservation. She also manages the obituary service for fellows (voting members) Inspiring Physicians and the research service for anyone wanting to access the collections for study.

Pamela.Forde@rcp.ac.uk
Sarah Gillam

Sarah Gillam

Editor, Munk's Roll

Sarah is the editor of the Inspiring Physicians, Lives of the Fellows (Munk's Roll) and the RCP's collection of past fellows' biographies. Sarah works part time mainly from home.

munksroll@rcp.ac.uk
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Lowri Jones

Senior curator

Lowri manages the RCP Museum, including developing exhibitions, acting as loans registrar and overseeing our active public programme. Lowri responds to enquiries about collections, loans, and general museum queries.

Lowri.Jones@rcp.ac.uk
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Felix Lancashire

Assistant archivist

Felix looks after the RCP's archive records and documents. Please contact Felix if you have a question about searching, accessing, or donating to our archives.

Felix.Lancashire@rcp.ac.uk
0203 075 1313
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Sarah Lowry

Oral history project officer

Sarah works with a team of volunteers to record and document life story interviews with RCP members and fellows about their medical careers. Sarah also looks after older recordings in the collection, some of which date back to the 1960s. She also helps to curate the audio elements of the RCP’s exhibitions. Sarah works at the RCP on Mondays and Tuesdays. 

Sarah.Lowry@rcp.ac.uk
0203 075 1205