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Charmaine is Professor of Clinical Science and is an expert in critical illness and human trauma, specifically paediatric burn injuries and traumatic brain injury in adults.

Professor Childs is undertaking innovative research in a number of fields, including using infra-red thermal imaging for wound assessment after surgery and retinal imaging after mild brain injury. Charmaine is also an executive member and director of operations for South Yorkshire Institute for Innovation and Research in Child Health.


  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Paediatric burn injury
  • Infra-red thermal imaging
  • Retinal imaging

Media Coverage:

Health Canal [March 2016]
Award-winning research aims to identify risk of infection after Caesarean section

The Guardian [October 2015]
Rugby pitchside concussion test could be available within five years

Yorkshire Times [March 2014]
New methods to measure brain temperature 

Charmaine Childs

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