School of Health and Life Sciences  

Professor Stuart Baird

Subject Leader Podiatry
Prof Stuart Baird is Professor of Podiatric Medicine at Glasgow Caledonian University and has a special interest in Diabetes and its effects on the lower limb and foot. As well as being an academic he is actively involved as a practising podiatrist within the multidisciplinary team at the Diabetic Foot Clinic, Centre for Diabetes and Metabolism, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow.

Stuart has been in an academic for over 30 years and has worked in a number of academic institutions in the UK and abroad ‚ÄĆbefore returning to Glasgow Caledonian University in 1995. He is respected nationally and internationally in the field of diabetes and diabetic foot disease and continues to remain clinically active in this area. Additionally he is respected internationally for his academic vision and is held in high esteem by his profession for his commitment to Podiatric Medicine and the wider international Podiatric profession. In addition to his academic role Stuart was elected as Chairman of the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and the College of Podiatry in the UK in 2010 and has been responsible for many key developments including the establishment of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine within the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Podiatric membership of the Science Council and he has successfully coordinated a number of political lobbying campaigns within the Government of the United Kingdom. Additionally Stuart is currently Vice President of the International Academy of Podiatric Medical Educators.