Dr Alison Male

Dr Alison Male is a Consultant in Clinical Genetics in the North East Thames Regional Genetics Service based at Great Ormond street Hospital. She is currently lead clinician for perinatal genetics and contributes to the fetal exome service.

Alison undertook her basic medical training in Paediatrics then trained in Clinical Genetics at Guy’s Hospital, London. She was appointed to her current consultant job in 2004.

In 2015 Alison chaired a national working party looking at the reporting of variants identified using microarrays to test fetal chromosomes.

Alison also works as a specialist advisor and peer reviewer for the licensing subcommittee of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA). Alison was chair of the Fetal Genomic Group from 2019 to 2022 and has also served on the Professional advisory board for the Smith Magenis Foundation.

Alison has an interest in, and has recently trained to teach, the Enneagram – a system for understanding ourselves and our interactions with the world.

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