Graham, having graduated in Medicine from Aberdeen University, is now Emeritus Professor, General Practice and Primary Care at the University of Glasgow. He held the post of Norie Miller Professor of General Practice, University of Glasgow between 1994 and 2016 and was elected Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences in 2000. He was also elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2014.
He is the founder of “General Practitioners at the Deep End” serving the 100 most deprived communities in Scotland, which has now been followed by “Deep End Projects” in Ireland, Yorkshire/Humber and Greater Manchester.
He is a trustee of Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) and is chair of the Steering Group, Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance.
His football interests include being trustee of the Scottish Professional Football League Trust and a project Board Member for the Jimmy Reid Foundation.
He was awarded the Saltire Society Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun Award for Science in 2018.
He is the author of “The Exceptional Potential of General Practice”with 55 contributors from 11 countries; published December 2018
Last, but not least, he is a season ticket holder at Partick Thistle (so not a glory hunter!).
He was awarded the CBE in 2017