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HTA Prioritisation Committee: Maternal, child and mental health care - members



This committee will advise on the development of topics from across the HTA remit but will have strengths in mental health and women and children’s health.

Dr Ira Madan Consultant and Honary Reader in Occupational Medicine at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London
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Dr Moira Connolly Consultant in Psychiatry at NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Dr Lyvonne Tume  Associate Professor in Child Health (Intensive Care Nursing) at the University of the West of England, Bristol
Professor Marios Adamou Consultant Psychiatris at South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Elizabeth Bailey Midwife Research Fellow at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
Professor Sube Banerjee Professor of Dementia & Deputy Dean at Brighton and Sussex Medical School and the Univeristy of Sussex
Dr Sarmishtha Bhattacharyya Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry and Honary Senior Lecturer at University of Chester and Betsi Cadwaladr Univerisyt Health Board, Wrexham Maelor Hospital
Dr Marta Buszewicz Associate Professor in Primary Care at University College London Medical School
Dr Meena Choudhary Consultant Gynaecologist & Sub Specialist in Reproductive Medicine at Newcastle up Tyne Hospitals NHS Trust
Professor Justin Clark Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the University of Birmingham
Dr Peter Danielian Consultant in Psychiatry at NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde 
Dr Bernadka Dubicka Honary Reader and Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Centre for Developmental Science and Disorders, University of Manchester and Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Paul French Clinical Lead for Adult Mental Health at the Psychosis Research Unit, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Rebecca Harmston Public Member
Professor Priscilla Harries   Associate Dean of Research at the Faculty of Health Social Care & Education, Kingston University & St Georges
Professor Richard Holt Professor in Diabetes and Endocrinology and Honary Consultant Psysician at the University of Southampton
Professor Oliver Howes Professor of Molecular Psychiatry at King's College London
Dr Artemis Igoumenou Senior Clinical Lectureer at the University College London, Department of Psychiatry
Professor Sara Kenyon Professor in Evidence Based Maternity Care at Birmingham 
Dr Niina Kolehmainen Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honary Consultant Allied Health Professional at the University of Newcastle
Mrs Julia Melluish Public Member
Dr Richard Reading Consultant Community Paediatrician at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Professor Maggie Redshaw Senior Research Fellow and Social Scientist at the University of Oxford
Miss Mandy Rudczenko Public Member
Professor Roz Shafran Chair in Translational Psychology at the Institute of Child Health, University College London 
Professor Dimitrios Siassakos Reader and Associate Professor of Obstetrics at University College London and University College Hospital
Dr Nat Wright Clinical Research Director, Transform Research Alliance, Spectrum Community Health CIC at Spectrum Community Health CIC, also Visiting Associate Professor at Leeds University
Dr Simon Wright GP, Partner in Practice at Walkden Medical Centre Manchester