A leading Cardiologist from NHS Golden Jubilee has been named as the next President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
As a well-respected member of the Cardiology team and Associate Medical Director, Professor, Hany Eteiba, has served the College for more than 20 years, as well as holding roles including President of the Scottish Cardiac Society and Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow.
Professor Eteiba is known worldwide for his leading role in developing interventional cardiology service in the west of Scotland, extensive contributions to the research and treatment of cardiovascular diseases
Professor Eteiba said: “It is a great honour to have been elected as the next President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
“I took forward to contributing to the unique voice the college has in healthcare and working on critical issues such as the wellbeing of our doctors and other healthcare professionals, as well as the future of the healthcare workforce.”
NHS Golden Jubilee Medical Director Mark MacGregor said: “We are delighted to congratulate and support Professor Hany Eteiba in this honour.
“This appointment recognises Professor Eteiba’s dedication and expertise in the field of cardiovascular medicine, training and research.
“His contributions to the field over more than 20 years have changed the lives of countless patients and families not only in Scotland, but all across the globe.
“On behalf of myself and the entire Board at NHS Golden Jubilee, I would like to say congratulations to Professor Eteiba for this very much deserved honour,”
Professor Eteiba will take up his role as President-Elect for the next 12 months at the College Annual General Meeting on 1 December before succeeding current President Mike McKirdy in December 2024.
Mr McKirdy said: “On behalf of our Fellows and Members, I would like to extend our warmest congratulations to Professor Eteiba and all our newly elected office bearers.
“I am very much looking forward to working together to represent the views of almost 16,000 Fellows and Members in the UK and internationally.”