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Dr Kathy Burgoine

Dr Kathy Burgoine

Founder of Born on the Edge

Kathy is a paediatrician who is currently working on our project in Mbale in Eastern Uganda. Her main interests include medical education and clinical research in neonatal care in resource limited settings. She is particularly interested in the care of low birth weight and preterm babies in these settings. She has previously worked on projects in India, Bolivia, Cambodia, South Africa and the Thai-Burmese border and is keen to expand the work of Born on the Edge to other areas in the world. Kathy founded the charity in 2012.

Dr Adam Hewitt Smith

Dr Adam Hewitt Smith

Founding Trustee

Adam’s passion for international health began in 2005 in the Amazon jungle in Ecuador after he cared for a mother and her baby as they were transferred by canoe to the nearest road an hour away. His main interests include medical education, emergency care in resource limited settings and medical care during catastrophes and conflicts. He has worked on projects in Afghanistan and Uganda and is currently training as an anaesthetist. Adam is a founding trustee of Born on the Edge.

Dr Andrew Marshall

Dr Andrew Marshall

Trustee

Andy is a senior specialty-trainee doctor in paediatrics (and neonatology), based in Oxford (UK). He is also pursuing projects in child public health and clinical research. Andy‘s enthusiasm for global health was sparked off during medical school, with placements in South Africa, Sri Lanka and Kenya. Having maintained his global interests through organisations such as the RCPCH ’International Child Health Group’, Andy was delighted to become a trustee of Born on the Edge in 2016.

Sarah Burgoine

Founding Trustee

Sarah joined as a founding trustee in 2012, we are delighted to have her onboard our team.

Dr Emma Mclaren

Trustee

Emma previously trained as a paediatrician, gaining membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 2012, and worked on projects in international health and refugee health. Having completed a Masters in Global Health and Development, Emma now works for the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, where she has worked on a range of issues including the crisis in Syria and forced marriage. She was delighted to become a trustee in 2016.