MD, FRCOG, FAIUM (Hon)
Aris is an Academic, Clinican Scientist and Inventor. He divides his time between Oxford University (Clinical Research Director of the Oxford Maternal and Perinatal Health Institute) and St George’s Hospital (where he works clinically).
His research is focused in the area of maternal, fetal and perinatal health using diverse methods, including basic science, clinical epidemiology, trials, knowledge transfer and implementation science. These have included large global projects using ultrasound, biomarkers and clinical methods to improve phenotyping and assess fetal and newborn growth and development (INTERGROWTH-21st and INTERBIO-21st). Aris is a prolific academic with over 280 original articles, over 13,000 citations and an h-index of 64.
A major research interests is how ultrasound can improve screening and diagnosis in low resource settings. This has included knowledge transfer projects and implementation research in low income settings. A related interest is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in pregnancy imaging and screening. For several years he has worked collaboratively with biomedical engineers on these problems and co-supervised many joint graduate students. Through this work, Aris co-founded the Oxford University spin-out, Intelligent Ultrasound.
He is a Deputy Editor-in-Chief for BJOG; National Chair of the Expert Working Group in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the UK; and a visiting Professor at the Beijing Obs and Gyn Hospital, Capital Medical University.