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  • Prof. Andrew J Boulton, MD, DSc (hon), FRCP

    Professor Boulton graduated (with honors) from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Medical School. He was subsequently a research fellow under Professor JD Ward in Sheffield, and Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Miami prior to accepting an appointment at the Manchester Royal Infirmary. Professor Boulton has authored more than 350 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters,mainly on diabetic neuropathy and foot complications. He was the principal invited lecturer at the launch of the American Diabetes Association's Foot Care Council. Among his many awards, his contribution to worldwide care of the diabetic foot was honored by receiving the American Diabetes Association's Roger Pecoraro Lectureship, the EASD Camillo Golgi prize and was the first recipient of the international award on diabetic foot research.

    He was the founding Chairman of the Diabetic Foot Study Group was previously Chairman of Postgraduate Education and then program chair for the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). He is currently director of extra-European postgraduate education and training for the EASD.

    He visited the Department on January 2007.

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