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Gary Smyth

MB ChB DGM DMH DRCOG DFSRH MRCGP FFHom - President, Faculty of Homeopathy

Dr Gary Smyth qualified as a Medical Doctor at the University of Dundee in Scotland, UK and is a member of both the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Royal Society of Medicine. He has had a long interest in Homeopathy and after enrolling on the Faculty of Homeopathy’s post-graduate training course at the former Glasgow Homeopathic Hospital and Royal London Homeopathic Hospital, he gained the MFHom qualification in 2013. Since then, he has been closely associated with many of the activities of the Faculty of Homeopathy, serving on the Faculty’s Members Committee, Academic Board and Faculty Council, in the roles of Treasurer and then Vice President. He worked closely with the late Dr Peter Fisher and became Acting President following his untimely death in August 2018. In October 2018, Dr Smyth was awarded a Fellowship of the Faculty in recognition of his contribution to Homeopathy, and in March 2019, he was elected as 81 st  President of the Faculty of Homeopathy.

Since then, he has been passionate about promoting and supporting the highest standards of practice, education, and research in Homeopathy. He advocates an integrative approach to medicine, with Homeopathy at the centre of his practice, whilst ensuring that patients can avail of the best of a range of treatment options.

Dr Smyth is involved in the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and is an Academic Tutor at Queen’s University, Belfast. In addition, he has an interest in the licensing and regulation of Homeopathic medicines and has worked with the UK medicines regulator for the past 13 years. He also has an interest in research, acting as a peer reviewer for the international research journal, “Homeopathy”. He is also involved with the work of the European Committee for Homeopathy (ECH) and is part of the ECH Politics Sub-Committee.

He is active on social media and has written many articles in various health and Homeopathy related publications. He is interested in building international links and
establishing new collaborations to advance the scientific development of Homeopathy, raising awareness of Homeopathy amongst healthcare professionals, and ensuring that Homeopathy continues to thrive and flourish worldwide.

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