Paul Stewart, MD, FRCP

November 07, 2022

Having recently completed 13 years of Executive leadership across Medical Schools and Health Faculties in Birmingham and Leeds, UK, Paul is Professor of Medicine (Emeritus) at the University of Leeds, and a primary investigator within the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre. As a Clinician Scientist he trained in Edinburgh, Charlottesville, Dallas and Birmingham largely supported by the UK Medical Research Council.

His clinical expertise includes the management of pituitary and adrenal disorders, endocrine hypertension and reproductive medicine. He has led an active endocrinology research group which focuses on corticosteroids, specifically cortisol metabolism via 11-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases, and his work has led to new discoveries in hypertension, Cushing syndrome, obesity and ageing. He has published >400 original research articles and has trained 40 PhD/MD fellows. He is Vice President and member of Council of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences and trustee and research lead at Prostate Cancer UK. He brings a ~20 year history of leadership roles across the Endocrine Society and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

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