Professor Judith Stephenson

Judith Stephenson

Judith Stephenson is the Margaret Pyke Professor of Sexual & Reproductive Health at UCL, Programme Director for Maternal Health, UCL Partners (Academic Health Science Partnership) and Honorary Consultant in Women’s Health at UCLH.

Judith’s research in sexual and reproductive health has changed policy and practice nationally and internationally, for example in relation to chlamydia screening. Her current research focus is on improving use of contraception, how women plan and prepare for pregnancy and how intervention before conception can improve mother and child health across the life course.

She received the UCL prize for Leadership in Public Engagement in 2012, an NIHR Senior Investigator Award in 2014 and Women of Achievement in Healthcare from Women in the City, 2015.

Read Judith Stephenson's blog on the Contraception Priority Setting Partnership here.