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Professor Paul Stewart


Professor Paul Stewart

Non-Executive Director

From 1 October 2013

Paul is the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health and Dean of the Medical School at the University of Leeds and an Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

He received his medical degree from Edinburgh Medical School in 1982 and was awarded an MD from Edinburgh University with Honours and a Gold Medal in 1988 and undertook postgraduate training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Internal Medicine in Edinburgh, Birmingham and Dallas.

As a Clinical Scientist Paul has led an active Endocrinology research group that has uncovered new mechanisms of disease and developed novel therapies for patients with disorders of the Pituitary and Adrenal glands and Obesity-Metabolic syndrome.

In 2017 he was elected Vice-President of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Due to the close working relationship between The University of Leeds and the City’s hospitals, the Dean of Medicine has a key role on the Trust Board.