Phillip Smith


Professor Smith qualified in General Medical in Liverpool and wrote an MD thesis on Breathing During Sleep in Muscular Dystrophy. He trained in Clinical Neurology in Liverpool, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Cardiff. After four years as Consultant in Cornwall he returned to Cardiff in 1996 to develop interests in epilepsy and education. He became ABN President in 2015 and was President of the International League Against Epilepsy UK Chapter (2008-11). He co-edits Practical Neurology and has a busy commitment to training as Sub-Dean for Assessments, and Associate Medical Director for Quality for the Royal College of Physicians.