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"Monitoring Human Growth and Development from Womb to Classroom"

Saturday 16th September 2017, 11am-12pm, Maths Institute, Woodstock Road, OX2 6GG

Dr Jane Hirst MBBS MPH FRANZCOG PhD, Senior Fellow in Perinatal Health, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr Jane Hirst discusses the INTERGROWTH-21st Project. She explores the argument that it is the education levels, health, environment and medical treatment of women that determines how a baby develops, and not ethnicity or race.

Dr Hirst is an Australian consultant obstetrician based at the University of Oxford. She leads the diabetes in pregnancy service at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. She is also an active clinical researcher with projects focussed on global perinatal health and investigating novel approaches to improve health care delivery. She has a particular interest in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), preterm birth and stillbirth.

This lecture is part of the University's Alumni weekend.

The lecture is free for Oxford Medical Sciences Alumni. If you would like to attend the lecture, please email oma@medsci.ox.ac.uk to reserve a place.

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