Keith Godfrey BM, PhD, FRCP is Professor of Epidemiology & Human Development at the MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre and University of Southampton and an Honorary Consultant within Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust. His research is defining measures to improve the early growth and development of children, thereby improving their lifelong health. Godfrey's other appointments include Trustee of the UK registered charity the International Society for the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, Deputy Director of the Centre for Developmental Origins of Health & Disease, and Deputy Director of the National Institute for Health Research Southampton Nutrition, Diet and Lifestyle Biomedical Research Unit.
Godfrey received a B.M. in Medicine (Honours and Clinical Distinction) and Ph.D. in Medical Sciences from the University of Southampton in 1983 and 1999 respectively.