aCADEMIC career

1971-1974

Medical Sciences, Clare College, Cambridge. Entrance and

Foundation Scholarships, First Class in Parts 1 and 2.

1974-1977

Middlesex Hospital, London, for clinical studies. Qualified MB ChB

(Cambridge) with Honours.

1971-1979

Junior hospital posts in London and Geneva.

1980-1983

MD at Guy's Hospital, London, on brittle diabetes.

1983-1988

Registrar and RD Lawrence Research Fellow, Hammersmith Hospital, London.

1988-2003

Senior Lecturer, then Reader and Professor of Medicine, University of Liverpool. Built up and led internationally recognised Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Group.

2003-2008

Dean of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bristol.

2008-2013

Professor of Medicine and Lead for International Relations, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bristol.

Current

Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Honorary Senior Research Fellow in English, University of Bristol.

Qualifications and Awards

1978                       MRCP

1984                  MD (Cambridge)

1990                  FRCP

1995-2000    President, Anglo-French Medical Society

1998-2000    Vice-President, European Society for Clinical Investigation

1998                      FRCPE

2001                   Novartis Prize for research into diabetes

2006                 ScD (Cambridge)

2006-8            Chair, MEDINE European Network for Medical Education

2008               Docteur honoris causa, Université d’Angers

2011-13            Member, Expert Review Group for Medical Humanities, Wellcome Trust