Dr Antonia Cronin qualified in medicine from St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine in 1996. She completed her general medical training and obtained the MRCP (UK) in 1999. Her specialist training in nephrology and transplantation included posts at the Hammersmith Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, and Guy's and St Thomas'.
She completed a MA in Medical Law and Ethics at the Centre for Medical Law and Ethics, School of Law, King’s College, London in 2006, and received a distinction award. From 2006-2009 she was a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow with Professor Robert Lechler and Professor John Harris. She was awarded a PhD in Medical Law and Ethics in 2009 from the Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation, at the School of Law, University of Manchester.
In 2008 she was an invited member of the Secretary of States Organ Donation Taskforce ‘ethics working group’. From 2008-2011 she was chairperson of the Ethics Committee and Council member of the British Transplantation Society.
She was appointed as an NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Clinical Research Consultant at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ in April 2010. She is a member of the BRC Population Sciences Cluster Board. She is a Trustee of the Governing Body of the Institute of Medical Ethics, and appointed member of the UK Donation Ethics Committee (UKDEC).