Staff

The Child Health Unit is a collaboration with staff across the Department of Primary Care and Public Health, led by Dr Sonia Saxena. Find out more about each member of staff below.

Academics

Post docs (research associates and clinical research fellows)

PhD students

Dr Jonny Blackwell

Dr Jonny Blackwell

Dr Jonny Blackwell
Clinical Research Fellow (St Georges University of London)

Dr Nishani Jayasooriya

Dr Nishani Jayasooriya

Dr Nishani Jayasooriya
Clinical Research Fellow (St Georges University of London)

Holly Smith

Holly Smith

Holly Smith
PhD Student (University College London)

Sophie Philips

Sophie Philips

Sophie Philips
PhD Student (Durham University)

External collaborators

Professor Irene Petersen

Professor Irene Petersen

Professor Irene Petersen
Professor of Medical Statistics, University College London

Dr Esther van Sluijs

Dr Esther van Sluijs

Dr Esther van Sluijs
Director of MRC Behavioural Science Centre/ Clinical Reader, University of Cambridge

Dr Richard Pollok

Dr RIchard Pollok

Dr Richard Pollok
Consultant Gastroenterologist, St Georges University of London

Professor David Taylor-Robinson

Dr David Taylor-Robinson

Professor David Taylor-Robinson
Professor of Public Health, University of Liverpool

Professor Carolyn Summerbell

Professor Carolyn Summerbell

Professor Carolyn Summerbell
Professor of Public Health, Newcastle University (FUSE)

Professor Arch Mainous

Professor Arch Mainous

Professor Arch Mainous
Head of College of Health Professions and Primary Care, University of Florida