PROF. SIR TERENCE STEPHENSON, Conference Co-Chair

Nuffield Professor of Child Health - UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London, Honorary Consultant Paediatrician - UCLH and Great Ormond Street Hospital, Chair - Health Research Authority for England, United Kingdom

Sir Terence Stephenson DM FRCP FRCPCH is a consultant pediatric doctor in the UK and the Nuffield Professor of Child Health at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. He was chair of the General Medical Council (GMC) and formerly Dean of the Medical School and Professor of Child Health at the University of Nottingham from 2003-2009. He was President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health from April 2009 until May 2012. He then took up the role of chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in July 2012. He became a member of the GMC council in 2009. In September 2014 it was announced that he would become the chair of the GMC, succeeding Peter Rubin on 1 January 2015. In October 2014 it was announced that he had been appointed as a panel member for the Independent Panel Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. He has co-authored textbooks, written invited chapters and editorials, and published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers in academic journals. He has been described as leading by example.

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