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Professor Iain Cameron BSc MA MD FRCOG FRCP Edin

Emeritus Professor

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Iain Cameron is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton.

After graduating in Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, he underwent postgraduate clinical and research training in obstetrics and gynaecology, and reproductive medicine, in Edinburgh, Melbourne and Cambridge.

He held the Regius Chair of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Glasgow from 1993 and moved to Southampton in 1999. His main clinical and research interests are reproductive endocrinology and investigation of the impact of the maternal environment on early pregnancy. Iain became Head of the School of Medicine in January 2004 and was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine in August 2010.

He has been a non-executive Director of University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust Board since 2011, and was Chair of Medical Schools Council from 2013-2016.


1977 BSc (Medical Sciences), 1st Class Honours Pharmacology
1980 MB ChB (University of Edinburgh)
1986 MRCOG (Member, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
1987 MRACOG (Member, Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; MRANZCOG from 1998)
1988 MD (University of Edinburgh)
1992 MA (University of Cambridge)
1999 FRCOG (Fellow, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
2002 ILTM (Member, Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education)
2007 FHEA (Fellow, Higher Education Academy)
2011 FRSB (Fellow, Royal Society of Biology)
2011 FRCP Edin (Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh)
2016 Hon FacadMed (Honorary Fellow, Academy of Medical Educators)







My personal clinical and research interests are Reproductive Endocrinology and the impact of the maternal environment on early pregnancy and development.


Selected Responsibilities


i. Academic

University Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team, Chair 2012-date

University Executive Board 2016-date

ii. National Health Service

Research Strategy Board, University Hospital Southampton

and University of Southampton (Joint Chair) 2008-date

Non-Executive Director, University Hospital Southampton 2011-17

Wessex Academic Health Science Network Board 2012-date

iii.  Other

Board of Trustees, Wessex Medical Research 2008-to date


i. Department of Health

UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) Board 2008-date

NIHR Advisory Board 2013-16

Medical Health Education England (HEE) Advisory Group 2013-16

HEE Shape of Training Stakeholder Group 2015-16

ii. Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Academic Committee 2006-15

iii. Other

Chair, Medical Schools Council 2013 - 2016

Academic Health Solutions (Expert Advisory Panel) 2015-18


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Professor Iain Cameron
Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton Level B South Academic Block, Mailpoint 801 Southampton General Hospital Southampton SO16 6YD

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