Meet our tutors
Professor Robert Boyle
Professor Robert Boyle is course Co-Director for 'Follow My Footsteps'. Dr Robert Boyle is a Consultant Paediatrician at St. Mary's Hospital, with a research interest in early life dietary interventions for preventing allergic disease. He is interested in the long-term effects of early life exposures, on child health and development. Dr Boyle co-founded Follow my Footsteps, together with Professor Mitch Blair.
Professor Mitch Blair
Professor Mitch Blair is Professor of Paediatrics and Child Public Health and Undergraduate Course lead for Paediatrics and Child Health in the Division of Paediatrics since 2005. Professor Blair is a consultant paediatrician and specialist in child public health working from Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow. He has a background in medical education, epidemiology and health services research. His primary research interests are in preventive child health programmes, child health indicators and international child health services research. He is currently Principal Investigator of a €7 million EU Horizon 2020 project, MOCHA, which is exploring which models of primary care provide the best health outcomes for Europe's children. He also co-leads the early years theme of the Northwest London CLAHRC together with Professor John Warner.
Dr Gareth Tudor-Williams
Dr Gareth Tudor-Williams is a Reader/hon. Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases. His clinical research interests have been focussed on HIV, HBV and HCV infections in children, and the prevention of perinatal transmission of these blood borne viruses. He is passionate about teaching and is particularly interested in fostering longitudinal learning, such as the FMF course and the Integrated Clinical Apprenticeship in the 5th Year.
Mrs Anna Bosanquet is a qualified midwife and experienced lecturer and researcher. She was previously head of midwifery and Kingston University, and currently works as a research midwife at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Anna is a committed teacher with an interest in the long-term effects of prenatal and perinatal events on child health and development.
Dr Mike Coren
Dr Mike Coren trained in Northwick Park and St Marys. He is a Consultant in General Paediatrics at St Marys (now Imperial) since 2001. He is the named doctor for child safeguarding at St Mary's and has special interests in Respiratory and Endocrine Paediatrics.
Dr Stephen Goldring
Dr Stephen Goldring is a General Paediatrician at Hillingdon Hospital with an interest in Respiratory Paediatrics and Allergy. 'I enjoy teaching - it's very rewarding and hopefully an opportunity to inspire the next generation of paediatricians'.
Dr Maddalena Miele
Dr Maddalena Miele established the Perinatal Mental Health service at St Mary’s Hospital in 2009 in partnership with the St Mary’s maternity unit. She has a clinical background in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and completed a PhD in neuroscience at the Department of Physiology at Oxford University. She trained in General Adult Psychiatry at the Maudsley, Bethlem and St Mary’s Hospitals; she has an endorsement in Liaison Psychiatry and formal training in infant mental health (Care Index and Parent-Infant Interaction Observation Scale).
Dr Stanley Rom
Dr Stanley Rom has 35 years experience of what he calls ‘Citizen Building’: Clinical paediatrics - starting with meeting newborns and their families, planting good health protection ideas; following the infants and in recent years, some of their own children. He has seen the impact of the introduction of new vaccines, changing sleep position, weaning and feeding philosophy and rearing practices. He describes the good clinical method he was taught as invaluable in deciding who is ill and who is worried about illness. Now retired he describes sharing his knowledge and experience as a great pleasure - showing a new generation, the wonder and privilege of practising clinical paediatrics.