Professor Speed is a Consultant in Rheumatology, Sport & Exercise Medicine. She is Senior Physician at the English Institute of Sport and Chief Medical Office of GB Badminton, Chief Medical officer to Middlesex County Cricket and the Academy at the Lords Ground, London, UK. She is Professor of Sports Medicine at the University of St Mark & St John, Plymouth.
She is Clinical Director of the Centre for Human Performance, Cambridge and is Lead Physician at the Fortius Clinic London. She is an Appraiser for the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine, UK.
She has a very active role in teaching, research and education in the fields of Sport & Exercise Medicine and Rheumatology. She has been Senior Research Associate and Isaac NewtonTeaching Fellow in the Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge.
Roles have included Physician at a number of Olympic and CommonwealthGames and Chief Medical Officer to Team GB Holding Camp for the BeijingOlympic Games.
Her clinical interests include bone health in young people, soft tissue injuries, arthritis and the use of exercise in chronic diseases. Her clinical practice blends her expertise in rheumatology and sports medicine and she applies a holistic philosophy in the management of all of her patients, young and old.