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Endocrine Abstracts (2011) 25

Clinical Endocrinology Trust Lecture

John S Bevan, Department of Endocrinology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZN, UK. Abstract

John S Bevan is senior Consultant Endocrinologist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and Honorary Professor of Endocrinology at Aberdeen University. He qualified MB ChB, with Honours, from Edinburgh University in 1978 and his clinical training in Medicine & Endocrinology took place in Edinburgh, Oxford and Cardiff, 1979–91. Whilst in Oxford he was awarded an MRC Training Fellowship and wrote his MD thesis on dopamine agonist treatment of large pituitary tumours. As Head of Endocrinology at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Dr Bevan has responsibility for coordinating endocrine care across the North of Scotland, including the Orkney and Shetland Islands. He has been a Council Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh since 2006 and Chair of the Scottish Paediatric Endocrinology Managed Clinical Network since 2009.

Professor Bevan has been a member of the Clinical Committee of the Society for Endocrinology since it was first convened in 1997. During 2002–09 he was National Coordinator for Peer Review of UK Clinical Endocrinology. He has twice been a member of the UK Acromegaly Database Steering Group. He was Secretary/Treasurer to the Clinical Endocrinology Trust, 2006–10. He has been a Senior Editor of Clinical Endocrinology since 2008, having previously been Associate Editor, 1994–2004.

Professor Bevan has a longstanding interest in clinical neuroendocrinology, particularly the use of medical therapies for pituitary tumours; he has written and lectured extensively on prolactinoma, non-functioning pituitary tumour and acromegaly.

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