Trust consultant gynaecologist elected the first female president of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for 64 years
Professor Lesley Regan, head of obstetrics and gynaecology at St Mary’s Hospital, has been elected the first female president of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for 64 years.
Professor Regan who has worked at the Trust since 1990 was elected by the membership of the Royal College at their recent council meeting and will take up her new post alongside her role at the Trust in September.
Commenting on her appointment, Professor Lesley Regan said: “It is a great honour to be elected President of the College and I am excited to be given the opportunity to lead my hard working and dedicated colleagues.
“I am looking forward to working with and hearing from clinicians within the discipline over the coming years.”
During her three year tenure as President, Professor Regan will work to shape and improve training for clinicians in obstetrics and gynecology, continue to work with the profession to drive forward clinical quality and ensure that the Royal College and those it represents effectively influencing policy surrounding women’s health.
TG Teoh, divisional director of women’s, children’s and clinical support at the Trust said:
“We are absolutely delighted that Lesley’s dedication to her profession has been recognised in this way. We know that her expertise and leadership skills will be an asset to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.”
Professor Regan has previously published two successful books on miscarriage and pregnancy for the public and presented a series of BBC Horizon documentaries.