Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Neonatal Medicine



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G.4.4.Chelsea and Westminster HospitalChelsea and Westminster Campus





Professor Samantha Johnson, Leicester University, Neurodevelopmental psychologist, 2020 - 2025

Professor Saroj Saigal, McMaster University Canada, Long-term follow up for preterm and extreme low birth weight infants, 2020 - 2025

Dr Mary Sawtell, University College London, Qualitative research, 2020 - 2025

Dr Johnny Downs, King's College London, Psychiatry , ADHD, Autism , data linkage methodology, National Pupil Database expertise, 2020 - 2025

Professor Ronan Lyons, Swansea University SAIL databank, Data linkage, 2020 - 2025

Guest Lectures

Building a legacy for UK health data infrastructure: Improving interoperability and usability, Health Data Research (HDR) UK, Birmingham, 2022

Data-driven approaches to inform and improve neonatal care, North West Neonatal network UK, 2021

Necrotising Enterocolitis in 2020: are we none the wiser?, Royal Women’s Hospital Sydney International neonatal series, Sydney (virtual), 2020

Neonatology and the obstetrician, East of England Advanced Labour Ward Practice Course (ATSM), Cambridge postgraduate Medical centre, Cambridge university Hospitals, 2020

Breastfeeding schedules, 14th World Congress of Perinatal Medicine, Istanbul, 2019

Dispelling the myths of transfusion related necrotising enterocolitis, Neonatology Cardiology and Haemodynamics Conference, Durham University, 2019

Big data in neonatal research, Northern network, United Kingdom, 2019

Breastfeeding in NICU to reduce Necrotising Enterocolitis, Academy of Paediatric Associations Annual Conference, Cardiff University, 2019

Research Student Supervision

Chan,D, Management of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in babies admitted to UK neonatal units: a population-based study using the National Neonatal Research Database

Gannon,H, Resilience in the face of crisis: Evaluating the implementation of a digital healthcare tool for newborns in Zimbabwe.

Rees,P, Childhood outcomes after perinatal brain injury

Sodiwala,T, 2-year neurodevelopmental outcomes for babies born before 30 weeks gestation in England and Wales 2009-2019

Sun,S, Long-term outcomes and early academic attainment following childhood surgery: A population-based study

van Blankenstein,E, The impact of nutrition strategies for very preterm infants on their long term outcomes: a data linkage approach