EGA Institute for Women's Health 12th Annual Conference
Jul 07, 2017 08:30 AM
End: Jul 07, 2017 07:00 PM
Location: UCL Ingold Auditorium
This conference is a showcase of high-quality research undertaken by EGA Institute for Women's health and UCLH Women's Health Division. This year's conference also includes presentations from clinical trainees within North East Thames region.
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Lectures
The role of the maternal immune system in regulation of the human birthweight
Professor Ashley Moffett (Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge)
After medical training at University of Cambridge and the Middlesex Hospital, Professor Ashley Moffett trained as a physician and then as a histopathologist, eventually running the Pathology service for the Rosie Maternity Hospital, Cambridge. Since 1990, she has worked as an immunologist in Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge studying uterine immune cells and the placenta.
Global Gynaecology: Holding up half the sky
Professor Alison Fiander (Clinical Lead, RCOG Leading Safe Choices)
Professor Alison Fiander was appointed Chair of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Cardiff University in 2002: practicing as a Gynae-oncologist and colposcopist and developing a programme of research investigating Human Papillomavirus infection and the management of HPV-related anogenital neoplasia.
Having worked in Sub-Saharan Africa for 4 years earlier in her career, Alison has a keen interest in addressing global maternal mortality and morbidity and left Cardiff University in 2015 to take up the role of Clinical Lead for the RCOG’s Leading Safe Choices programme, training healthcare professionals in sexual reproductive health, initially in Tanzania and South Africa.
The Leading Safe Choices programme focuses on Post Partum Family Planning, Comprehensive Abortion and Post Abortion Care. In January 2017 she became the Clinical Lead for the newly founded RCOG Centre for Women’s Global Health.
The registration is now closed.. You can register after this deadline by either emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org or on the day but we will not be able to provide a lunch for you.
Abstract book (pdf)