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Janet Wilson

Position: 
Past President (2014-2016), Council Member

Professor Janet Wilson is the Professor of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery at Newcastle University and Past President of the BLA, (2014 - 2016).
 
Prof Wilson has held the substantive Chair in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (one of very few in the UK) at Newcastle University since 1995. She was only the second female to be appointed to a UK chair in a surgical discipline. Prof Wilson chairs the Local Comprehensive Research Network ENT Specialty Group, she is the regional ENT Trainee Research Director and an intercollegiate examiner. Additionally she has established and continues to run UK Evidence Based Medicine review days in Otolaryngology and she contributes to National research Priority setting in the specialty. Prof Wilson graduated BSc (Med Sci) in 1976, and MB ChB, Edinburgh l979, FRCSEd, Otolaryngology l983, FRCSEng, Otolaryngology l984, MD Edinburgh l989. Currently President of the Edinburgh Harveian Society, she has won a number of awards and honours for her work in Laryngology.