Dr Begonya Alcacer-Pitarch


  • PhD (medicine) Development and Impact of foot problems in patients with Systemic Sclerosis (UoL)
  • PgCert in Clinical Hypnosis and Related Techniques (Birmingham City University)
  • PGCert in Non-medical Prescribing for Allied Health Professions (Leeds Beckett University)
  • PGCert in Health Research (University of Leeds)
  • BSc (Hons) Podiatry (University of Brighton )

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Faculty of Podiatric Medicine) of Glasgow
  • Health & Care Professions Council CH29499
  • British Health Professions in Rheumatology
  • Royal College of Podiatry
  • British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis

Student education

Undergraduate medical rheumatology education

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal disease
  • Long-term conditions
<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>