Professor Paul Stewart
From 1 October 2013
Paul is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Leeds and an Honorary Consultant Physician/ Endocrinologist at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
He received his medical degree from Edinburgh Medical School in 1982 and was awarded a postgraduate MD from Edinburgh University with Honours and a Gold Medal in 1988. He trained 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. He is the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Scar Free Foundation charity. Due to the close working relationship between The University of Leeds and the city’s hospitals, the Executive Dean has a key role on the Trust Board.
Paul is the named Non-Executive lead for Emergency Preparedness.