Khalid Khan

Professor of Women's Health and Clinical Epidemiology

Shakila Thangaratinam

Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health

Joint Director of BARC

Khalid Saeed Khan graduated from Medical School in 1989. He is Professor of Women’s Health and Clinical Epidemiology at Barts and the London School of Medicine. He Leads Population Health and Translational Biomedical Research Themes.


He has published over 200 peer reviewed journal articles making contribution in systematic reviews (meta-analyses), trials of treatments and tests, health technology assessments, and evaluation of educational methods.


His book on Evidence-based Medicine won the BMA medical book competition. He is Editor-in-Cheif of BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Associate Editor of Evidence-based Medicine. 

Shakila Thangaratinam is a Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).


As Consultant Obstetrician she is involved in the care of high risk mothers at Barts Health NHS Trust, where she is the Director for Research and Development in Women’s Health.


She is a member of the Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) Board, Academic Board at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), Wellbeing of Women Research Advisory Committee and Maternal Medicine Clinical Study Group at the RCOG.


Professor Thangaratinam has established a strong portfolio of research in Maternal and Perinatal Health. Her work focuses on prediction, prevention and treatment of complications in mothers with pre-eclampsia, epilepsy, diabetes, and obesity.


She leads several national and international collaborative research networks. Many of her studies have resulted in high impact publications and have influenced national and international guidelines. 


Barts Research Centre for Women's Health 
Institute of Population Health Sciences
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Queen Mary University of London
Yvonne Carter Building
58 Turner Street
London E1 2AB

Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 2525

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