Prof. Neena Modi
Professor of Neonatal Medicine at Imperial College London.
Fellow and council member of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences.
President-elect of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine.
Presentation title: Prioritising own mother´s milk in the neonatal unit: need for standardised metrics that capture lactation and infant feeding
Prof Neena Modi has held a number of previous health leadership roles. She is the immediate past-president of the British Medical Association and UK Medical Women’s Federation, and past-president of the UK Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. She has also headed the UK Neonatal Society and Academic Paediatrics Association of Great Britain and Ireland.
Prof Modi leads a multidisciplinary neonatal research group focused on improving the health and life-long wellbeing of infants born preterm or sick. She has published over 350 peer reviewed original research papers, chapters in textbooks, reports, and other publications. She leads the UK National Neonatal Research Database and eNewborn, an International Neonatal Research Database. Prof Modi is committed to the values of health equity, social justice, and high quality, publicly provided and delivered healthcare.