Sir Graeme Catto
Sir Graeme Catto, FRCP, FMedSci, FRSE was the inaugural chair of HEBRG. Sir Graeme is a Scottish doctor who was President and Chair of the General Medical Council until April 2009. He is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Aberdeen. He was knighted in 2002 for services to medicine and medical education. Until 2005, he was Vice-Principal at King’s College London, Dean of the Guy’s, King’s College and St Thomas’ Hospitals’ Medical & Dental School and Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of London.
After graduating in Medicine, he obtained a Harkness Fellowship to study at Harvard University. As an honorary physician with an interest in renal medicine he published widely on different aspects of nephrology and immunology. Formerly Chief Scientist at the Scottish Executive Health Department, he is currently chair of the Scottish Stem Cell Network, President of the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), Vice-president of the Academy of Experts and Patron of the Medical Council on Alcohol.