Asma Khalil is a Professor of Obstetrics at St George's Hospital, University of London. She is a subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine. She gained her MD at the University of London in 2009. She also has a Masters degree in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and an MRC scholarship. Asma is the Lead for the Multiple Pregnancy service at St George's Hospital.
She has published more than 300 peer reviewed papers, and many published review articles and chapters. She was awarded many research prizes, both at national and international meetings. Her research interests include twin pregnancy, fetal growth restriction and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.
She is passionate about innovation. She is the inventor of the HAMPTON, which is an award-winning digital innovation which enables pregnant women to monitor their blood pressure safely at home. She is a National Innovation Accelerator (NIA) Fellow.
She is committed to the implementation of clinical guidelines in practice and believes that they could reduce inequalities in care across the NHS. She had a three year Fellowship with NICE and has been a member of the NICE Clinical Standards and Expert Advisor to the NICE Centre for Clinical guidelines.
She is an Editor for the Ultrasound on Obstetrics and Gynaecology Journal. She works closely with the Twins trust Charity and together has set up the world-first Twins Trust Centre for Research and Clinical Excellence at St George's Hospital.
Prenatal care, ultrasound in pregnancy, Fetal Medicine, multiple (twin) pregnancy, prenatal screening, prenatal diagnosis, chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis, obstetric ultrasound, Doppler assessment, fetal growth restriction, pre-eclampsia (hypertension in pregnancy), fetal therapy, laser treatment of twin-twin transfusion syndrome.
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