Dr. Desmond Bell Inducted into the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Sarasota, 10 01 2019 -- Dr. Desmond “Des” Bell, DPM, CWS, was inducted into the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow on June 5, 2019. In a ceremony that took place at Bute Hall, University of Glasgow, Scotland, he received a Fellowship in Podiatric Medicine – FFPM RCPS(Glasg).
Dr. Bell is the Founder and President of “The Save A Leg, Save A Life” Foundation, a multi-disciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to the reduction in lower extremity amputations and improving wound healing outcomes through education, evidence-based methodology and community outreach. The Fellowship was presented by Professor Robert Ashford who is the Dean of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine at the College. Fellows and Members are effectively ‘admitted into the College’ through the ceremony, a celebration of professional achievement. Fellowship of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine is offered to podiatrists who, in the opinion of the College have made substantial contributions to their specialty in Podiatric Medicine or are senior members of the profession and whose published works and attainments are, in the opinion of the Council, of such distinction as to justify election.
About the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow was founded in 1599 and remains the only multidisciplinary medical college in the UK for physicians, surgeons, dental surgery, travel medicine and podiatric medicine. The Royal College is a worldwide community of health professionals working together to advance professions and improve patient care. Fellows and Members, who are nominated by their peers, are professionals who are committed to ongoing learning and development to remain at the forefront of patient care.