Prof. Aris Papageorghiou, MBChB, MD, FRCOG, FAIUM (Hon)
Aris is a Clinician-Scientist and divides his time between St George’s Hospital (where he works clinically) and Oxford University (where he is Clinical Research Director of the Oxford Maternal and Perinatal Health Institute). He has a special interest in fetal ultrasound assessment, fetal growth and intrauterine/endoscopic fetal surgery. Aris trained at the University of Sheffield; worked for over two years as a clinical research fellow at the Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine at Kings College Hospital; and has dual sub-specialist accreditation in both Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal medicine.
His research is focused in the area of maternal, fetal and perinatal health using diverse methods, including basic science, clinical epidemiology, trials, knowledge transfer and implementation science. These have included large global projects in low resource settings using ultrasound, biomarkers and clinical methods to monitor fetal and newborn growth and development, and to improve outcomes. Aris is a prolific academic with over 300 original articles.
He is Deputy Editor-in-Chief for BJOG; National Chair of the Expert Working Group in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the UK; and a visiting Professor at Capital Medical University in Beijing. He has received the prestigious Honorary Membership of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, and a Doctor Honoris Causa from the Unviersity of Athens.