Elected: 2011
Discipline: Clinical Sciences
Professor Jill Janette Freda Belch OBE, FRSE

Professor of Vascular Medicine, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School.

Professor Jill Belch graduated from the University of Glasgow with an MD Degree in 1987. She was appointed Professor of Vascular Medicine at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, in 1995 and was the NHS Tayside/University of Dundee R&D Director from 2010 to 2015. Her research interests include the inflammatory elements of vascular disease, in particular peripheral arterial disease. She has run an extensive programme of clinical trials (chair 16 international multicentre trials), leading to the development of the Tayside Clinical Trials Unit.