Professor Stephen Kennedy
Head of Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Professor of Reproductive Medicine, University of Oxford.
Dr. Kennedy qualifi ed at Guy’s Hospital, London, in 1984, having graduated from Keble College, Oxford, in Experimental Psychology. He trained at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford; Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital, London, and the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. He has held the posts of Research Fellow (1986-89), Clinical Lecturer (1992-94), and Senior Fellow in Reproductive Medicine (1994-99) in NDOG, before being appointed as Clinical Reader in 1999 and Professor of Reproductive Medicine in 2011. He has been Head of Department since 2005. With Jose Villar, Dr. Kennedy jointly leads the INTERGROWTH- 21st Project, a large-scale, multi- centre project involving health institutions in 11 geographically diverse countries around the world that aims to assess fetal and newborn growth under optimal, and various sub-optimal (e.g. exposure to malaria, HIV and malnutrition), conditions.