Prof John Connell FRCP, FRSE, FMedSci

John Connell
Name Prof John Connell FRCP, FRSE, FMedSci
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Tayside Board Headquarters, Level 10, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY

Nature of Appointment
Chairman Tayside NHS Board

NHS Tayside Committee Membership

Personal Profile

Professor Connell has a distinguished record of leadership in the NHS and University sector, with clinical and research interests in hormone disorders and high blood pressure.  His leadership in the NHS includes the role of Clinical Director for Acute Medicine and Medical Specialities in North Glasgow, a position he held before moving to Dundee.

Professor Connell was Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Dundee from 2009 - 2012, then Head of the College of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing and Vice Principal for Research from 2012 - 2015.  During this period, he led the Medical School through a restructuring programme and major refurbishment, to sustain its reputation among the best Medical Schools in the UK for the quality of its teaching, reputation of its clinical training and translational clinical science.  He initiated the development of an Academic Health Sciences Partnership between the University and NHS Tayside which now has a strong portfolio of innovation, quality improvement and education.

Professor Connell is a Fellow of Academy of Medical Sciences and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, where he is currently Fellowship Secretary.  He chairs the General Medical Council Education and Training Advisory Board, which provides advice to the GMC over training and education standards.

Professor Connell was appointed Chairman of Tayside NHS Board on 1 October 2015.

All members of Tayside NHS Board are expected to comply with the Members Code of Conduct and the Standards of Business Conduct for NHS staff. This is detailed in the NHS Tayside Code of Corporate Governance.

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