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Chappell, Lucy – consultant obstetrician and NIHR research professor in obstetrics


Consultant profiles

Lucy Chappell, consultant obstetrician



Secretary: Rebecca Jones-Nelson
Secretary tel: 07871 987339

Area of expertise: maternal medicine.

  • Biography

    Lucy Chappell is a consultant obstetrician specialising in women with medical problems in pregnancy.

    She is a clinical academic at King’s College London, researching pregnancy hypertension (including pre-eclampsia and chronic hypertension) and cholestasis of pregnancy. She undertakes clinical research, including observational studies and randomised controlled trials.

  • Education and training

    • St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School
    • University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine
    • King’s College London (PhD).
  • Specialist interests

    • Systemic lupus erythematosus/ antiphospholipid syndrome in pregnancy
    • thrombophilias in pregnancy
    • hypertension in pregnancy
    • cholestasis of pregnancy.
  • Research interests

    • Hypertension in pregnancy
    • cholestasis of pregnancy
    • clinical trials in pregnancy.
  • Awards 

    • NIHR Research Professorship (2015)

    • HEFCE-NHS Clinical Senior Lectureship Award (2007)
    • Distinctions in Postgraduate Diploma/ Certificate in Academic Practice (2006/ 2003)
    • Glaxo Wellcome Fellowship, Royal Society of Medicine (2001)
    • Young Investigator’s Award, ISSHP (2000)
    • Gold Medal, Blair Bell Research Society, RCOG Biennial Competition Meeting (1999).