Professor Lucilla Poston is the Tommy's Charity Professor of Maternal & Fetal Health and director of the Tommy’s Maternal and Fetal Research Unit based at St Thomas’ Hospital. She is the Research Lead for the Women's Health Clinical Academic Group (CAG) within King's Health Partners. She leads a large multidisciplinary research team which investigates disorders of pregnancy including premature birth, pre-eclampsia and the complications arising from maternal obesity. Her own research group focuses on maternal nutrition, obesity and gestational diabetes, with a focus on the early life origins of health and disease. Lucilla is an honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Obestricians and Gynaecologists (FRCOG) and was elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2009. She was appointed as NIHR Senior Investigator, Emeritus status in 2017, having succeeded twice in open competition. In the same year, Lucilla was awarded a CBE for services to Women’s Health.
Thursday, February 13
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM