In Conversation: Derek Stewart, Honorary Professor at University of Galway

Date 15 Dec 2022

Topic Alumni



A former teacher from Ayr, Scotland, Derek was treated successfully for cancer of the larynx in 1995, and subsequently became involved in numerous aspects of patient involvement.

Derek has made significant contributions to Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) in research in the UK, holding many important roles over the years and was awarded an OBE in 2006 for his services to health, in particular cancer care.