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PROFESSOR JOHN PRICE

MD, FRCP, FRCPCH.

London

Professor John Price was appointed Consultant Paediatrician at King's College Hospital in 1978 where he founded the Paediatric Respiratory and Cystic Fibrosis Service.

In 1992 he was made Professor of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, King's College London and was Head of the Academic Department of Child Health from 1995 to 1998. He was Director of Children’s Services in the Variety Children’s Hospital at King’s College Hospital for 12 years until 2007. He is now retired but continues to teach Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at King’s College.

He is a past Chairman of the British Paediatric Respiratory Society, Asthma UK, the Specialist Advisory Committee in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine of the RCPCH and the Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Programme Advisory Board. He has been Paediatric Editor of Respiratory Medicine, a member of the Editorial Board of the European Respiratory Journal, a member of the Council of the European Respiratory Society and the British Thoracic Society and a Trustee of the British Lung Foundation and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust He is currently a Vice President of Asthma UK a Trustee of Demelza Hospice Care for Children and Medical Advisor to the Variety Children’s Charity