About this event

  • Date and time Wed 22 Feb 2023 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location Online

This event has been cancelled. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

  • Registration, tea and coffee: 6:00pm to 6:30pm
  • Event: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Drinks reception: 7:30pm to 8:00pm
  • Optional dinner: 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Join Professor Neena Modi, Professor of Neonatal Medicine at Imperial College London, a fellow and member of the Council of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences, and President-Elect of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, in this In Conversation Live event at the Royal Society of Medicine. Interviewed by Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, Vice President of the RSM, she will discuss the responsibilities of healthcare professionals to promote health. Enjoy a complimentary drinks reception and an optional private dinner afterwards.

Neena 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.  

Neena leads a multidisciplinary neonatal research group focusing on improving the health and life-long well-being of infants born preterm or sick. She is a founder member of the Venice Forum, an international academic collaboration advocating for investment in maternal and infant health and a greater understanding of the societal benefits this will bring. She is a trustee of the charities Their World and Action Cerebral Palsy, and a patron of Keep Our NHS Public. Neena is committed to the values of health equity, social justice, and high-quality, publicly provided and delivered healthcare. 

*There may be slight changes to the advertised start and end times of this event, subject to Professor Neena Modi's work requirements.

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Disclaimer: All views expressed in this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this event will close on 21 February 2023 at 01:00am (BST)

The In Conversation Live webinar series will continue our much loved In Conversation events, giving you the opportunity to get first-hand insights into the lives and thoughts of high profile individuals, bringing an intimate, relaxed and entertaining perspective into your living room.

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