University Honour For Forth Valley Breast Surgeon

An NHS Forth Valley Breast Surgeon has been appointed as an Honorary Professor by the University of Stirling in recognition of her contribution to the work of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport.

Juliette Murray, who is also NHS Forth Valley’s Deputy Medical Director for Acute Services and Associate Clinical Director at the National Centre for Sustainable Delivery, is currently working on a range of projects with the University including a new initiative, funded by Cancer Research UK, which aims to speed up the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

She is also closely involved in the development of a number of Advanced Practice training courses for healthcare staff at the University, including a new course for Surgical Care Practitioners.

Prof Juliette Murray said: “This appointment is a great honour, and I am delighted to take up this new role with the University of Stirling.

“I am really enjoying the research that I am doing with the University and Cancer Research UK and I hope this appointment will provide more opportunities to work together on other healthcare training and research projects in the future.”

Professor Gerry McCormac, Principal and Vice Chancellor, University of Stirling, said: “The University of Stirling is an international university with a global reputation for high quality teaching and research. I am therefore delighted that Juliette has joined us and have no doubt that her unique expertise will be of enormous benefit to our students, staff and wider community of international scholars and contribute to our future success.”