Michael Wells

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Michael Wells
Born (1952-08-07) 7 August 1952 (age 64)
Residence UK
Nationality British
Fields Medicine, Pathologist
Institutions University of Sheffield School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Alma mater University of Manchester
Known for Gynecologic pathology

Michael Wells is the president of the European Society of Pathology.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Michael Wells graduated in 1976 from the University of Manchester with a BSc and MB, ChB in medicine and surgery.[2]


After graduation, he moved to Bristol and then later to the University of Leeds where he was a Lecturer in the then Department of Pathology. In 1997, he was appointed Professor of Gynaecological Pathology at the University of Sheffield.[3] During his career, he has served as the president of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists and also as the president of British Gynecological Cancer Society.[4]



Wells is married to Lynne, a nurse specialist in palliative care and has a son, a daughter and two stepsons.[6]


  1. ^ "Sheffield professor elected to prestigious post". Retrieved 2009-11-28. 
  2. ^ "General Medical Council register". Retrieved 2009-11-28. 
  3. ^ "From you new President – European Society of Pathology" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-11-28. 
  4. ^ "Staff contacts – The University of Sheffield". Retrieved 2009-11-28. 
  5. ^ H.Fox, M.Wells (2002). Haines and Taylor Obstetrical & Gynaecological Pathology (5 ed.). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. p. 1774. ISBN 978-0-443-06385-5. 
  6. ^ "From your new President – European Society of Pathology" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-11-28.