Dennison, Professor Elaine

Dr Elaine DennisonMB BChir MA FRCP MSc PhD



Training and education

  • Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1985 to 1990
  • Medical rotation, Southampton University Hospital Trust, 1992 to 1994
  • Royal Bournemouth Hospital, 1994 to 1995
  • Flexible specialist registrar in rheumatology, Wessex
  • CCT Rheumatology, 2002


  • Wellcome training fellow in epidemiology, 1995 to 1998
  • Postdoctoral research fellow, Wessex, 1998 to 2002
  • British Society for Rheumatology travelling fellowship, 2000.


Prof Dennison has worked for the Trust since 2002, and is a rheumatologist with a sub-specialty interest in metabolic bone disease. She was appointed Reader in rheumatology in 2006.

Key achievements

Being a member of the team that won the Hospital Doctor rheumatology team of the year award in 2005.

Awards and prizes

  • Election to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians, 2008
  • National Osteoporosis Society Young Investigator Award, 2000
  • International Osteoporosis Foundation Travel Award, 1998
  • Charles and Iris Brook Prize, 1990
  • Gonville and Caius College Award, 1990
  • Distinction in Medicine, 1990


Information on Prof Dennison's research and publications is available on the University of Southampton website.