Biography of Jillian Morrison
Jillian Morrison is Professor of General Practice and Dean of Learning and Teaching in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences. She was formerly Head of the Undergraduate Medical School.
Morrison graduated MB, ChB from the University in 1982. Following vocational training in Paisley, she completed a Scottish Home and Health Department research fellowship in general practice and obtained an MSc by research into the social effects and stigma of epilepsy. She subsequently worked in Bathgate carrying out practice-based research projects on long-term benzodiazepine use and children seen frequently out of hours.
In 1990, Morrison returned to the University as Lecturer with principal responsibility for the introduction of the first undergraduate GP attachment in the University curriculum. Research into the development and evaluation of the attachment formed the basis of her PhD. She became Senior Lecturer in 1996 and was appointed to a personal professorship of General Practice in 2001.
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University Link: Alumnus, College Dean, Lecturer, Professor
GU Degrees: MB ChB, 1982; MSc, PhD,
Occupation categories: physicians
Record last updated: 2nd Aug 2010