Steering Group

Dr Kath Leyland (Glasgow)

Vice Chair
Dr Shiela Puri (Leeds)

Mrs. Penny Green (Down’s Heart Group)

Membership Secretary
Dr Jill Ellis (London)

Guidelines Co-ordinator
Dr Shiela Puri (Leeds) and Prof. Monica Lakhanpaul (London)

Director of Research
Prof. Monica Lakhanpaul (London)and Dr Jill Ellis ( London )

Information Team 
Dr Liz Marder (Nottingham) Web Editor and Dr Sarah Morris ( Poole)

Minutes Secretary
Dr Sarah Morris ( Poole)

Growth Charts Licensing Lead
Dr Marian McGowan (London)(co-opted) and Dr Shiela Puri (Leeds)

International Liaison
Dr Patricia Jackson (Edinburgh)

Scottish Liaison
Dr Pat Charleton (Aberdeen)

Irish Liaison
Prof.Edna Roche/Fiona McGrane (Dublin)

Adult Representative
Dr Christine Jenkins (Hertfordshire)

Meetings Convenor
Dr Mary Small and Dr Gita Croft

Parent Representative
Mrs Penny Green (Down’s Heart Group)

Down Syndrome Scotland
Pandora Summerfield(co-opted)

Member without portfolio
Dr Rebecca Ferris (Winchester)

Honorary Advisor
Dr Jennifer Dennis (Oxford)

Administrative Secretary/Information Officer
Lyn Nixon  (Nottingham)

Trainee Representative

Currently vacant – we are looking to recruit . For details please click here


Last Updated May 2018


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