Who sits on the MAP?

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The following medical professionals make up our medical advisory panel, each advising on a specialist subject area:

Behavioural phenotypes

Professor Jeremy Turk MD, BSc (Hons), FRCPsych, FRCPCH, DCH Emeritus Professor of Developmental Psychiatry,  Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neurosciences, King’s College, University of London and Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Child & Young Person Autism Spectrum Condition Diagnostic Service, Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Development disorders

Professor Ann Le Couteur, BSc, MBBS, FRCPsych, FRCPCH (retired)
Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, UK.

Gastroenterological conditions

Professor Mike Thomson, MB ChB, DCH, MRCP(Paeds), FRCPCH, MD, FRCP
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Governor
The Children’s Hospital Sheffield, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK.

Genetic conditions

Dr Adam Shaw, MD, FRCP
Consultant in Clinical Genetics, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

Haematology and Oncology

Professor Finbarr Cotter, MB, BS, FRCP(UK), FRCPath, PhD
Professor of Experimental Haematology, Department of Medical Oncology, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Consultant Haematologist, Barts and the London NHS Trust, London, UK.

Immunisation and Screening

Dr David Elliman, DCH, FRCP, FRCPCH, FFPH
Consultant in Community Child Health, Whittington Health, London, UK.

Immunisation and Community Paediatrics

Professor Helen Bedford, RGN, RHV, BSc, MSc, PhD, FFPH, FRCPCH
Professor in Children’s Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK.

Inherited Metabolic disorders

Dr Mike Champion, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRCPCH
Consultant in Paediatric Inherited Metabolic Disease, Evelina Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

Information last updated December 2022 by Rachel Gibson, Rare Conditions Information Officer, Contact.