Skip to main content
Emeritus Professor Caroline Fall

Emeritus Professor Caroline Fall


Research interests

  • Maternal nutrition in pregnancy
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Long-term effects of fetal nutrition on health and chronic disease, especially type 2 diabetes

More research

Connect with Caroline


Caroline Fall is a retired paediatrician and epidemiologist. Her research focused on the developmental origins of adult chronic disease, especially type 2 diabetes, investigating how maternal nutrition and metabolism in pregnancy affect the lifelong type 2 diabetes risk for her children. Her research work was mainly in low- and middle-income countries, principally India. Clinically, she was a member of the Children’s Diabetes team at Southampton General hospital.