[Strathclyde; Dumfries & Galloway]
Professor Andrew Collier FRCP Edin
Graduated from the University of Edinburgh 1980
[Aberdeenshire; City of Aberdeen; Moray]
Robert BS Laing FRCP Edin
Graduated from the University of Edinburgh 1986
[Berkshire; Buckinghamshire; Oxfordshire]
Dr Christopher G Wathen FRCP Edin
Professor David Bowen Jones FRCP Edin
Professor Bowen Jones qualified at the University of Wales, Cardiff and after junior training posts completed his MD at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford. In 1983 he moved to Edinburgh as Lecturer in Medicine and Endocrinology.
Appointed Consultant Physician on the Wirral in 1991 he has continued an active interest in research and teaching. Previously Clinical Sub Dean, Clinical Tutor and Trust Director of Learning and Development he is currently Associate Postgraduate Dean for Mersey region. An examiner for the college since 1996 he was appointed Deputy Director of Communications in 2005.
Personal interests include golf, fly fishing, and sport of all kinds.
[Highland; Inner Hebrides and Outer Hebrides; Orkney & Shetland]
Rob Peel FRCP Edin
I graduated from St George's Hospital Medical School and undertook house jobs in London and Fort William. As an SHO in Edinburgh, I became interested in Renal Medicine and did my specialist Renal training in Oxford and Yorkshire. I was appointed to NHS Highland in 2004 and have built up a department from single handed specialist to four specialist Renal Physicians covering NHS Highland and the Western Isles - an area of more than 35,000 square kilometres.
Dr Jean R McEwan FRCP Edin
I graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1980, with house jobs in Glasgow and General Medical training as an SHO in Nottingham. I undertook specialist training in cardiology in the Royal Postgraduate Medical School at Hammersmith Hospital and was appointed to UCL in 1992, with honorary consultant appointments at UCH and the Middlesex Hospitals where for many years I was one of only three consultant cardiologists supporting a tertiary cardiac centre. The unit is now much larger and, while I continue clinical service, I am also able to maintain an interest in translational research in vascular disease, and have recently been given educational responsibilities as Director of Clinical Teaching for the Trust.
Dr R Martyn Bracewell FRCP Edin
Honorary Consultant Neurologist
Current activities include:
Dr Hamish Courtney FRCP Edin
[Greater Manchester; Lancashire; Isle of Man]
Dr M Munavvar MD DNB FRCPL FRCPE
Qualified from Madras Medical College. Completed specialist respiratory training in Manchester and became Consultant in 1999. Special interests include advanced bronchoscopic techniques and thoracoscopy. Have been involved with the evaluation of novel tools such as Narrow Band Imaging and semirigid thoracoscopy. Lead clinician for lung cancer, mesothelioma and tuberculosis.
Have a passion for postgraduate teaching, and set up national courses, including the Preston Part II MRCP PACES course, Basic Bronchoscopy Course for SpRs and Interventional Bronchoscopy course for Consultants. Nominated to European Board of Experts for Interventional Bronchoscopy and teach regularly at the international courses at University of Lille, France.
I have worked as Royal College Tutor in Medicine, Secretary of North West Thoracic Society, currently the Clinical Director of Medicine, Programme Director for Respiratory- Manchester Deanery, Specialist Adviser to NICE Interventional procedures committee, member of BTS Interventional Pulmonology Group and Education/ Training committee.
[Lothian; Borders; Fife]
Dr Elder is a Consultant Geriatrician with an interest in postgraduate training and assessment. He has been a member of Council of RCPE in the past, and was Registrar of RCPE from 2004-8 and he is currently Chair of The Clinical Examining Board (PACES) of MRCP(UK).
[East Yorkshire; North Yorkshire; West Yorkshire]
Dr Robin Jeffrey
Dr Alasdair Mackie
Graduated from Edinburgh University in 1984
[East Sussex; Kent; Surrey; West Sussex; Hampshire; Isle of Wight]
Christopher Sheen FRCP Edin
I qualified at St George's Hospital Medical School, London. My registrar posts were in London and on the South Coast. I then completed my MD at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. I was also a locum consultant at Stracathro and Ninewells Hospitals. I was appointed as a consultant on the Isle of Wight in 2002.
I am a PACES examiner and gastroenterology training programme director for the Wessex Deanery.
Outside of work I enjoy sailing, skiing (albeit slowly) and running. I completed the London Marathon in 2005. I also walked to Everest Base Camp in 2007.
[Bristol; Cornwall; Devon; Gloucestershire; Somerset; Dorset; Wiltshire; Channel Islands]
Richard Day FRCP Edin
[Cleveland; Cumbria; Durham; Northumberland; Tyne & Wear]
Dr Brian Wood
[Derbyshire; Leicestershire; Lincolnshire; Nottinghamshire; South Yorkshire; Northants]
Dr Abdallah Al-Mohammad FRCP Edin
I am a Consultant Cardiologist with interests in heart failure, non-invasive imaging of the heart and infective endocarditis. I am active in education and audit. I have contributed to the advice upon which the NICE guidelines on myocardial perfusion imaging were based. I was the clinical adviser to NICE producing the chronic heart failure guidelines in 2010. I am keen on promoting the work of the College throughout the UK, and on collaboration between the centres across the border.
[Herefordshire; Worcestershire; Salop; Staffs; Warwick; West Midlands]
Professor Gregory Y H Lip FRCP Edin
Place of work: City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Professor Lip is an academic clinical cardiologist based in a busy city centre teaching hospital. He leads a large, multidisciplinary research group (including clinical and laboratory-based components).
He practises the full range of cardiovascular medicine, including outpatient clinics, with large atrial fibrillation and hypertension specialist clinics, and coronary care unit duties. He also undertakes coronary intervention and participates in a 24/7 primary angioplasty rota for ST elevation MIs.
Professor Lip has had a major interest into the epidemiology of atrial fibrillation, as well as the pathophysiology of thromboembolism in this arrhythmia.
For additional biographical details, please see www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles
[Bedfordshire; Hertfordshire; Cambridge; Norfolk; Suffolk; Essex]
Dr Mark J Andrews FRCP Edin
Mark Andrews is a Consultant in Renal and General Medicine at The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich. He graduated from the University of Birmingham Medical School and trained in Renal Medicine in Leicester, West Midlands and Nottingham before taking up a consultant post in Dundee and then Norwich. He has been involved in postgraduate training in renal medicine since 1999 and represented The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on the Specialist Advisory Committee for Renal Medicine 2002-2006. He is now Chair of the Nephrology Specialist Training Committee in Eastern Region and represents the region on the newly configured SAC for renal medicine. He enjoys sailing on the North Norfolk Coast and The Broads and escaping 'The Flatlands' for walking and fishing with friends in Scotland.