Dr Laura McWhirter
Baillie Gifford Clinical Research Fellow
University of Edinburgh,
Royal Edinburgh Hospital,
- Post code
- EH10 5HF
Laura McWhirter graduated MBChB from the University of Edinburgh in 2008, having taken an unusual route to medicine after a degree in music from the University of York in 2001. Dr McWhirter completed specialist training in General Adult and Liaison Psychiatry in South East Scotland in June 2018. Her research is primarily in the areas of Functional Neurological Disorders, cognitive disorders, and brain injury.
MBChB - University of Edinburgh, 2008
BA (Hons) in Music - University of York, 2001
Responsibilities & affiliations
Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists - 2012
Member of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) - 2011
Member of the British Neuropsychiatry Association
Laura McWhirter's research interests are in cognitive disorders, functional neurological disorders, and brain injury.