Professor Karen Luyt
Programme Lead / Consultant and Professor of Neonatal Medicine, University of Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust
Professor Karen Luyt is the programme lead for the National Child Mortality Database. She read medicine in South Africa and specialised in Paediatrics (Neonatal Medicine) in the UK.
She has a clinical academic post, based in the Neonatal Intensive Care unit at St Michael’s Hospital, Bristol. In her academic position as Professor of Neonatal Medicine, University of Bristol, her research has focussed on optimising health outcomes in newborn infants. She was lead for neonatal mortality review for UHBristol NHS Trust since 2010 and the academic lead for child death review (University of Bristol) since 2014.