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Project team

Project team for the COVID Maternity Equality Project (CMEP)

Principle Investigator

Stamatina Iliodromiti – Obstetrician


  • Jennifer Jardine – Obstetrician/Researcher
  • Shaista Gohir – Chair, RCOG Women’s Network, Women’s rights campaigner
  • Faye Bruce – Researcher, Caribbean and African Health Network Representative
  • Andy Judge – Professor of Translational Statistics, Bristol University
  • Erik Lenguerrand – Medical Statistician, Bristol University
  • Dan Wolstenholme – Director of Clinical Quality, RCOG

Steering Group

  • Asma Khalil – Clinical Lead for NMPA, Obstetrician
  • Jacqui Dunkley-Bent – Chief Midwifery Officer NHSEI
  • Misha Moore – Medical Lead for Equity (Maternity), Obstetrician
  • Christine Ekechi – Co-Chair RCOG Race Equality Taskforce, Obstetrician
  • Marian Knight – Professor of Maternal and Child Population Health, NPEU
  • Bola Owolabi- Director for Health Inequalities NHS
  • Birte Harlev-Lam – Executive Director for Professional Leadership, RCM

Clinical Lead

Tim Draycott – Professor of Obstetrics, RCOG Vice President