Khalid Khan

Distinguished Investigator of the Beatriz Galindo Programme

Shakila Thangaratinam

Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health

Joint Director of BARC

Khalid Saeed Khan has recently moved to Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Granada, Spain, where he is a Distinguished Investigator of the Beatriz Galindo Programme. He continues to support the BARC studies.

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 was previously Editor-in-Cheif of BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Associate Editor of Evidence-based Medicine. 

Shakila Thangaratinam is an Honorary Professor of Maternal and Perinatal Health at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and a Professor at the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham.


As Consultant Obstetrician she has been involved in the care of high risk mothers at Barts Health NHS Trust, where she was previously 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.