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Professor Geoff Gill


Professor Geoff Gill is a Consultant Physician (Diabetes/Endocrinology/General Medicine) at Aintree University Hospital in north Liverpool, and Emeritus Professor of International Medicine at the University of Liverpool. He studied medicine and trained in diabetes and endocrinology at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, also working for three years in Africa. He moved to Merseyside in 1985 as Consultant Physician at Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral; and in 1990 moved to Walton Hospital in Liverpool. In 1995, he became Senior Lecturer in Medicine at the University of Liverpool, later being promoted to Reader and then Professor.

Geoff has extensive experience in both NHS hospital clinical medicine and university clinical academia. He has particular expertise in chronic disease care, especially diabetes mellitus, and has been involved with the interface between primary and secondary diabetes care. Throughout his career he has worked also as a general physician, and is currently also acting part-time as an acute medicine consultant.

Professor Gill’s research interests include sudden death in Type 1 diabetes (‘dead in bed syndrome’), extreme duration Type 1 diabetes (‘the Golden Years study’), malnutrition-related diabetes (MRDM) in the tropics, and delivery systems for Type 2 diabetes care in the UK and in Africa. Prof Gill has also been involved with diabetes in prison environments, and is currently Visiting Consultant Diabetologist to Ashworth High Secure Hospital in north Liverpool.