SUDC UK TEAM

Professor Marta Cohen OBE

Expert Advisory Board

Marta C Cohen MD, FRCPath, DMJ (Pathology), Dip Med Education

Prof. Marta Cohen OBE is a Consultant Paediatric Histopathologist, Head of Department and Clinical Director of Pharmacy, Diagnostics and Genetics Paediatric at Sheffield Children NHS FT and Paediatric Pathology Professor at the University of Sheffield. She is also an active member of the Sheffield Child Death Review Panel.

Marta’s research includes studies on unexpected child deaths in infants and children. Her MD Thesis was on the subject of Sudden Infant and Early Childhood Death. She has co-edited a book on the investigation of Sudden Infant Death and is an author/co-author of numerous book chapters and has published numerous studies on unexpected child death.

Marta actively participates in numerous research projects on SIDS and SUDC and is part of the Steering Committee of Care of the Next Infant (CONI), of the Lullaby Trust and a executive board member of ISPID.

As a result of the work of SUDC UK and our ambition to optimise international collaboration, Prof. Marta Cohen OBE is also a member of the SUDC Foundation Scientific Advisory Board, directly supporting its global efforts since 2020.