BMJ Paediatrics Open
Shanti Raman is a Consultant Paediatrician, with sub-specialty training in Community Child Health, epidemiology and public health. She is the Director of Community Paediatrics – South Western Sydney, where she is responsible for clinical services in Child Development and Child Protection across the region, providing academic leadership and directing research and training. Her research and teaching interests include health of migrants and refugees, indigenous child health, child rights and child maltreatment, quality and safety in health, global maternal, newborn and child health. She is involved with policy development at State, national and international levels promoting a rights- based perspective to child health and population health. She is on the Board of the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect (ISPCAN) and on the Executive Committee of the International Society for Social Paediatrics & Child Health (ISSOP). She has recently been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of BMJ Paediatrics Open.