Professor Graham Leese
Consultant in Diabetes, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
Professor Graham Leese is an NHS consultant at Ninewells Hospital Dundee and former lecturer at the University of Liverpool. He has paralleled research interests and clinical developments especially in diabetic eye disease with screening, and diabetic foot disease with risk stratification. He has interests in the epidemiology of these areas in addition to thyroid and parathyroid disease. Professor Leese was involved in establishing retinal screening programmes in Scotland and the UK as a whole. He has published over 250 papers in these areas. Over the years he has been part of the Scottish Diabetes Group in a number or roles, including chairman of the Foot subgroup, Scottish Diabetes Research Network (as chairman), Clinical Team Leader and MCN chairman locally. He is NRS clinical lead for metabolic and endocrine research and is previous advisor to the CMO in general medicine and diabetes and endocrinology. He has developed and established local clinical services in diabetes, endocrinology and osteoporosis. He is also Associate Postgraduate Dean for Broad Based Training, and is past-chair of the SCE exam board, and current chair of the standard setting committee.