Professor of Paediatrics and Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UNITED KINGDOM
Professor Allen joined LSTM in September 2014, with the mission to further develop global child health by creating exciting opportunities in the UK and overseas in research, clinical practice and teaching. He holds an Honorary Consultant Paediatrician post at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital where the main aims are to develop the hospital’s international programme and to advance clinical research in paediatric gastroenterology.
Steve is the Chair of the Joint BSPGHAN / NIHR-Children Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition Research Working Group. He was the International Officer for the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) from 2011-15.
Prior to the LSTM appointment, he was Professor in Paediatrics and International Health at the College of Medicine, Swansea University and Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, UK for 12 years. In previous appointments, he has undertaken research, clinical practice and teaching with the Medical Research Council Laboratories, The Gambia and the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford and Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research.