Dean of Medicine
The Dean of Medicine is responsible for the Faculty of Medicine, including the School of Medicine and all related research groups. He represents all permanent members of academic staff within the Faculty.
Professor David Crossman
The current Dean of Medicine is Professor David Crossman. He has held this role since 2014.
Professor David Crossman qualified in medicine in 1982, having studied at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London. In 1985, he became registrar (Clinical Pharmacology and Cardiology) at Hammersmith Hospital, before becoming a senior registrar (Cardiology) in 1990. In 1994 he became the first Professor of Clinical Cardiology at the University of Sheffield and an honorary consultant cardiologist. In 2008, he became head of a full academic department at the University of Sheffield. In 2007, the group was awarded an National Institute for Health Research grant and became a Biomedical Research Unit, of which Professor Crossman became Director.
Professor Crossman became Dean of Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia and honorary consultant cardiologist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals in 2011. As a cardiologist, he has interests in interventional cardiology and heart disease in pregnancy.