Short CV/Education and training

Posts held:

  • 1978 – 1979
    Internship (Junior House Officer), Medical School, Gdansk, Poland

  • 1979 – 1981
    Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Medical School, Gdansk, Poland

  • 1981 – 1982
    Registrar in Medicine, St. Luke?s Hospital, Malta

  • 1982
    Junior House Officer, Glasgow Royal Infirmary

  • 1983 – 1986
    Senior House Officer (and Registrar) in Medicine, Royal Alexandra Infirmary, Paisley

  • 1986 – 1992
    MRC Clinical Scientist and Honorary Registrar (and Senior Registrar) MRC Blood Pressure Unit, Western Infirmary, Glasgow

  • 1990 – 1991
    British-American Research Fellow (funded by the British Heart Foundation) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

  • 1992 – 1993
    Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Senior Registrar in Medicine and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Glasgow

  • 1993 – 1996
    Senior Lecturer and Reader in Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, University of Glasgow

  • 1993 – 1998
    British Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellow

  • Since 1997
    Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Personal Chair, University of Glasgow

  • 1998 – 2010
    BHF Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

  • 2001 – 2010
    Director, BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre

  • 2003 – 2010
    Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Medicine

  • 2008 – 2010
    Head of Division of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences

Current posts:

    Regius Chair of Medicine, Vice Principal and Head of College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow

    Honorary Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist, Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board

    Non-Executive Member of the Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 1995


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