Professor Terence Stephenson is Chair of the General Medical Council (GMC) 2015-2018. He is also Nuffield Professor of Child Health at the Institute of Child Health, University College London and Co-Director of the Children’s Policy Research Unit. He has been elected an honorary Fellow of ten colleges or academies, in the UK, Ireland, Hong Kong and Australia.
He is an honorary consultant in paediatrics at UCL Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital London and has co-authored seven textbooks. His research has mainly been in the physiology of early life and acute paediatric illness and Professor Stephenson and published over 275 peer-reviewed papers, editorials and chapters.