Geeta Nargund is a Senior Consultant Gynaecologist and Lead for Reproductive Medicine services at St George’s Hospital, London
She is also the Medical Director of The Centre for Reproduction and Advanced Technology (CREATE – www.createhealth.org) London. She has published more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers including abstracts and also several book chapters in the field of reproductive medicine. She is a pioneer in the field of Mild IVF and Advanced Ultrasound Technology in Reproductive Medicine. She is an accredited trainer for Infertility and Gynaecological Ultrasound special skills modules by the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) London and British Fertility Society (BFS). She pioneered the use of follicular Doppler in assessing “Egg quality” in humans. She also published the first scientific paper on “cumulative live birth rates with Natural cycle IVF”.
She is the President of the International Society for Mild Approaches in Assisted Reproduction (ISMAAR) (www.ismaar.org). ISMAAR is a UK registered charity. Through her leading role as the President of the International Scientific Society, she has been the voice for women’s choice, health and education in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) globally. She promotes safer, less-drug-orientated and accessible ART. She is a member of the WHO (World Health Organisation) Expert group on infertility guidelines. She is a member of the steering committee of the Special Task Force on “infertility in developing countries” set up by the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). She was the Chair of the ESHRE Special Task Force on “Mild ART”. She is a regular invited speaker at national & international scientific conferences.
She is a Visiting Professor at Hasselt University, Medical Faculty (working at Genk University Hospital), Belgium; St Marco University Lima (oldest university in Latin America) and SDM Medical College, India. She is actively involved in research in making IVF more natural, accessible and safer for women and children. She is the Chief Executive of the UK National charity, Health Education Research (HER) Trust. This Charity funds and supports women’s health education in the UK and in Africa.
She has been a senior governor of primary and secondary state schools in south London.
She is a regular speaker at Westminster Health Seminars on Health and Social care in the UK. She has also been an invited speaker at the women’s health conference along with the members of UN and also at a European Women’s conference on “Female Quality of life in the developed World”.
She cares deeply about and has been actively involved in charities promoting education, women’s health and development, equality and social mobility in the last 15 years.
Congratulations to Geeta who been awarded as 'The Woman of the year 2013 for services to Charities and Community' by Red UK.