From conception to birth: Please mind the gap

Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Medical School Building
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Medical and Dental Sciences
Wednesday 5th February 2014 (16:30)
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Yvonne Dawson
Tel: 0121 414 4054

College of Medical and Dental Sciences – Inaugural Lecture Series

Professor Khaled Ismail, MSc, MD, PhD, FRCOG
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Khaled Ismail qualified from Ain Shams University, Cairo in 1990 with 1st class Honours. As a resident and later as a clinical tutor he completed an MSc and MD in obstetrics and gynaecology. He joined Keele University in 2001 as a clinical lecturer and was promoted to senior lecturer / consultant in 2003 and later to a personal Chair in Keele University in 2011. He joined the University of Birmingham as a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Trust in December 2011.  Professor Ismail won several prestigious awards including the University College London Dean’s award for teaching and the Stoke and North Staffordshire Citizens of the year award for Innovation in Medical Technology and Development. The underlying theme of his research is improving pregnancy related maternal and fetal outcomes both at the short and longer term. The main focus of his research programme falls into two broad categories; these are the prediction, recognition and management of childbirth-related perineal trauma and the effects of maternal diet and antenatal medications on the fetal epigenome, pregnancy outcomes and susceptibility to disease later on in life.  Khaled is Chair of the European Perineal Trauma PEERS, Editor in Chief for StratOG, Lead for Reproductive Health and Childbirth Specialty group in Birmingham and Black Country CLRN and member of the RCOG Curriculum committee and the RCOG Patient Safety Expert Group.

This lecture is free and open to all, pre-registration is not required.