Elected: 2023
Discipline: Clinical Sciences
Professor Blair H Smith
Professor of Population Health Science, University of Dundee
Holding a Chair in Population Health Science at the University of Dundee, Blair is an academic general practitioner, currently also practising as a Consultant in Pain Medicine, NHS Tayside. He is also Clinical Co-director of Tayside Clinical Trials Unit. Graduating at the Universities of Glasgow (MBChB, 1987) and Aberdeen (MEd Distinction 1998; MD 2000), he held an NHS Primary Care Career Scientist Award (2000 to 2005) and was Professor of Primary Care Medicine at the University of Aberdeen until 2011. He has pioneered research and leadership around chronic pain (epidemiology, genetics and management), genetic epidemiology, and patient/public involvement in research.