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Wolfson Institute of Population Health

Dr Jahnavi Daru, Dr PhD, MBBS


Clinical Researcher



Jan is an academic clinician with an interest in women’s health, specifically obstetric haematology, clinical epidemiology and trials.


Jan is currently the Module Co-lead for the undergraduate O&G curriculum at Barts and the London Medical School. She teaches therapeutics in pregnancy, research methods and public health to both undergraduate and postgraduate students

Undergraduate Teaching

Undergraduate medicine and dentistry, obstetrics and gynaecology


Research Interests:

Jan completed her PhD in 2019 using a variety of statistical modelling techniques to understand the impact of maternal anaemia on health outcomes in high- and low-income countries. Prior to commencing her doctorate, she worked at the WHO headquarters in Geneva on antenatal care provision in low and middle income countries and nutrition policy on iron deficiency. She has also worked with the British Society for Haematology as a co-author on the BSH 2019 guideline on anaemia in pregnancy.


She is also a co-investigator on a variety of clinical trials including studies on diabetes prevention in pregnancy(EMMY study), intrapartum haemorrhage management (ACROBAT study) and postnatal health optimisation (OMAHA study).


She is also interested in facilitating patient and public involvement and exploring novel strategies to encourage coproduction research in women’s health.


View all of Jahnavi Daru's Research Publications at: