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Portrait of Stanley Alstead


Photographic portrait of Stanley Alstead, seated in robes and wearing the College President medal.

Alstead studied at Liverpool University and junior positions in Liverpool, Birmingham and Salford. He became Pollok Lecturer in Pharmacology at the University of Glasgow in 1932 while he was on the dispensary staff at the Western Infirmary. In 1948 he became Regius Professor of Materia Medica at the University of Glasgow, taking charge of a clinical unit at Stobhill General Hospital.

He was President of the College from 1956 to 1958.


Elliot Robertson


c. 1978

Portrait of Stanley Alstead


Portrait of Stanley Alstead



Elliot Robertson, “Portrait of Stanley Alstead,” Heritage, accessed May 30, 2024,