Faculty staff recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours
Professor Lucilla Poston, Tommy's Professor of Maternal & Fetal Health, has been awarded a CBE for her services to Women’s Health.
Professor Poston is Director of the Maternal and Fetal Research Unit based at St. Thomas’ and Research Lead for the Women's Health Clinical Academic Group (CAG) at King's Health Partners.
She leads a large multidisciplinary research team which investigates complications in pregnancy including premature birth, pre-eclampsia and the complications arising from maternal obesity.
Earlier this year Professor Poston was successful in the National Institute Health Research (NIHR) 2017 Senior Investigator appointment and appointed Emeritus status having succeeded twice in open competition and completing two terms as a Senior Investigator.
Professor Clive Page received an OBE for his services to Pharmacology. Professor Page is Professor of Pharmacology and Head of Sackler Institute of Pulmonary Pharmacology.
His main research interests are in the pharmacology of inflammation and respiratory disease and he has published over 250 scientific papers. He was awarded the Society of Biology President’s Medal at its 2012 Annual General Meeting. The Medal is awarded annually to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the life sciences over the previous year.
Executive Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, Professor Richard Trembath said:
"I am delighted that two colleagues have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017. The work of both Lucilla and Clive is tremendous not just for King’s, but across our health partners, our students and the wider public.
I congratulate them immensely for such an honour that is well deserved.”