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Professor of Paediatric Nutrition, Institute of Child Health UCL London (UK), Honorary Consultant Paediatrician at Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK

Atul Singhal is Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity Professor of Paediatric Nutrition at University College London, Institute of Child Health, and Honorary Consultant Paediatrician at Great Ormond Street Hospital. 



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Professor. Dr, Head of the Pediatric Department, Kantonsspital Wintherthur (SWITZERLAND)

After her study of Medicine at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Rotraud (Traudel) Saurenmann completed a training in pediatrics (specialist title in pediatrics 1997), followed by a training in pediatric rheumatology in Bern, Paris and Toronto. During 1999-2012 she was the Head of Pediatric Rheumatology at Zurich University Children’s Hospital.


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Pediatrician with Speciality Allergies, University College London, UNITED KINGDOM

Dr Penny Salt qualified in South Africa and completed her paediatric training in London and Oxford. She is a general paediatrician at University College London Hospital with an interest in paediatric allergy and was the service lead for 8 years until 2016. Dr Salt presented data on adolescent quality of life scores at British Society of Allergy and Immunology (BSACI) Annual Meeting BSACI 2016.  

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Professor, CB, FRCP FRCPCH FFPH FMedSci, Associate Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security, Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London, UNITED KINGDOM

Professor David Salisbury was Director of Immunisation at the Department of Health, London, until 2014; he was responsible for the UK national immunisation programme. During that time, he introduced numerous new vaccines, dealt with the MMR autism crisis and advised other governments and international organisations. Professor Salisbury was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, 2001, for his services to immunisation.

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PROFESSOR, Clinical Psychologist, Lead Clinician and Head of Applied Psychology, Lothian Child and Mental Health Service. UNITED KINGDOM

Professor Richards has worked in Scotland as a clinical psychologist with children and young people for over 20 years. Prior to moving to Scotland she worked for the University of Birmingham and South Birmingham Health Authority.



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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Consultant Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Mayo, Clinic, USA

Dr. Rajapakse is a Senior Associate Consultant in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota, USA). She completed her Pediatrics residency training at BC Children’s Hospital (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) and Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellowship at Alberta Children’s Hospital (Calgary, Alberta, Canada).


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Professor of Paediatrics, Charles University Prague, Head, Division of Paediatric Pulmonology, Paediatric Department, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Professor Petr Pohunek (1956) graduated from the Faculty of Paediatric Medicine in Prague in 1981. After a short period of time of training in the regional hospital in Benešov he joined the team of Prof. Václav Špičák in the Paediatric Department in the Faculty Hospital Bulovka in Prague. 


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Co-Director of The Vaccine Confidence Project, Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UNITED KINGDOM

Dr. Pauline Paterson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK and is Co-Director of The Vaccine Confidence Project.


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Programme Director, Advance HE, UNITED KINGDOM
(Advance HE commenced in April 2018 from the merger of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, the Higher Education Academy and the Equality Challenge Unit.)

Doug is currently Programme Director at Advance HE in the UK where he leads on a range of key national programmes including Preparing for Senior Strategic Leadership, Leading Transformation in Learning and Teaching, Leading Departments and Future Professional Directors. 


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TERESA PAIVA, Professor of Clinical Neurosciences, CENC-Sleep Medicine Center, PORTUGAL

Teresa Paiva achieved her Medical Degree in 1969. She is Neurologist and Neurophysiologist, by the Portuguese Medical Association since 1975, with the title of European Somnologist since 2012 and the Competence in Sleep Medicine since 2013. She was a staff Neurologist Hospital Santa Maria (1976-2006) and accomplished the PhD Thesis in 1992 and Aggregation in 1997 at the University of Lisbon. 


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