Patrons

Patrons

Prof Russell Viner

Russell Viner was a founder member of AYPH and is a consultant in adolescent medicine at the Institute of Child Health and University College London. He works in the UK and internationally and is currently the President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Russell is widely published on adolescent health issues and has a wide range of examiner and teaching roles. He is one of the UK’s leading experts in adolescent health.

Baroness Doreen Massey

Baroness Massey of Darwen is a Labour Peer and chairs the All Party Parliamentary Group on Young People’s Health. She is President of Brook, the young people’s sexual health charity, and former head of FPA (Family Planning Association).

John Coleman

AYPH Chair John Coleman OBE trained as a clinical psychologist. He has had many different roles in his career, most recently as a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Education, University of Oxford (2006-2015). He is currently Visiting Professor at the University of Bedfordshire. John has written widely about adolescence and was a founder member of AYPH.