Professor Frank Dunn CBE, DL, DSc, MPhil, FRCP (Glasg, Edin, Lond)
Professor Dunn is a retired Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Professor at the School of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health at the University of Glasgow. He graduated in Medicine from the University of Glasgow and his Postgraduate training was at The Royal Infirmary of Glasgow and in the USA. He was a Staff Member at the Ochsner Medical Institutions in New Orleans and was Assistant Professor of Medicine at Louisiana State University from 1980-83. He then returned to Glasgow as a Consultant Cardiologist at Stobhill Hospital where he was Clinical Director from 1994-2006.
Professor Dunn has 150 publications and 15 book chapters principally in the areas of hypertension and coronary artery disease and has served on the Councils of the British and Scottish Cardiac Societies. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and holds Honorary Fellowships from American College of Physicians, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Singapore Academy of Medicine. He is a retired Deputy Lord Lieutenant for the County of Dunbartonshire and Freeman of the Barony Burgh of Kirkintilloch. He is a Governor of the Garnethill counselling and psychotherapy Centre and a past Chair of Governors of St Aloysius College. He was Vice President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow from 2007-2010 and was President from 2012-2015. He received a CBE in 2014 for services to Cardiology and the Community.
Outwith Medicine, he loves the game of golf and writes a column from time to time for the Kirkintilloch Herald He is a music request collector and Board Member for the Greater Glasgow Hospital Broadcasting Service. He is a Board Member of the charity Playlist for Life which promotes music for patients with Dementia. He is convinced that music like physical activity is a powerful non -pharmacological therapy for a whole variety of medical ailments and hence his decision to join the Westerton Male Voice Choir. He is married to Helen and has two sons and three grandsons. Family is and has always been a key part of his life.