Pearson, Dr Freya
MB BS MSc FRCPCH
Training and education
St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London
Dr Pearson has worked for University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust since July 2007.
I trained as a paediatrician in London and Wessex before specialising in neonatal medicine in 2002. I was appointed as a substantive consultant at the Princess Anne Hospital in Southampton in January 2008.
My interests include neonatal nutrition and I do a weekly multiprofessional nutrition ward round on the neonatal unit to optimise growth and nutrition in the babies we care for. I am medical lead for the human milk bank and breast feeding team within the neonatal unit at Princess Anne Hospital.
Key awards and prizes
MSc research methods in health (University of Southampton) 2007
I am part of the neonatal nutrition research team within the University of Southampton NIHR biomedical research centre for nutrition.