Paola Domizio is Professor of Pathology Education and Honorary Consultant in Histopathology. Her major fields of interest are medical education and paediatric gastrointestinal pathology, in which she has a national reputation. For many years she has been Director of Pathology teaching at Barts and the London, but also has a wider role in curriculum development and management and running examinations. She was the inaugural chairman of the Education subcommittee of the Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland, during which time she co-ordinated the development of a national undergraduate curriculum in pathology. She has also held several positions of responsibility in relation to postgraduate education.
She is currently Director of Public Engagement at the Royal College of Pathologists, striving to increase the public understanding of science and medicine and improving the public and media image of pathology. To this end, she has contributed regularly to radio programs and to the television news, particularly during the media coverage of organ retention. During her time as Registrar of the Royal College of Pathologists, she sat on many national committees and was involved in national initiatives such as the development of new workload guidelines in histopathology.
Outside of work her main passion is Chelsea football club (predating Abramovich by many years) and most of her Saturday afternoons are spent strolling down the Fulham Road to Stamford Bridge stadium. She is a proud italophile, her particular passions being spaghetti alle vongole, Ferrari cars and the Azzuri national football team.