President - Professor Simon Pearce, MD, FRCP
Simon Pearce is a Professor of Endocrinology at Newcastle University with a research interest in Addison’s disease (adrenal gland failure) and autoimmune thyroid diseases. He qualified in medicine at Newcastle University, completed his postgraduate education at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in Hammersmith, Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, and as a Lecturer in Newcastle. He was appointed Senior Lecturer in Endocrinology in 2001 at Newcastle University and became Professor in 2007.
His main research area is the treatment for autoimmune thyroid diseases and Addison’s disease. He has published around 150 papers over the last 20 years spanning molecular endocrinology, clinical trials, and guideline papers.
Dr. Pearce works nationally and internationally on the executive committees for both the British and European Thyroid Associations. He is Editor in Chief of the European Thyroid Journal. The main theme of his current research program is to develop new treatments for autoimmune thyroid diseases and Addison’s disease.
President: Professor Simon Pearce (Newcastle)
Secretary: Professor Bijay Vaidya (Royal Devon & Exeter)
Treasurer: Dr Jackie Gilbert (London)
Assistant Secretary: Dr Carla Moran (Dublin)
Assistant Treasurer: Dr Earn Gan (Newcastle)
Professor Colin Dayan (Cardiff)
Professor Graham Leese (Dundee)
Dr Vicki Smith (Birmingham)
Dr Karen Mullan (Belfast)
Dr Pete Taylor (Cardiff)
Dr Salman Razvi (Newcastle)