History of the OAA
The Obstetric Anesthetists' Association (OAA) is a Registered Charity, formed in 1969. We are a specialist organisation providing an authoritative voice on safety in maternity services through education, information and guidance.
Currently we have around 2500 members, of whom about 80% are in the UK, with the rest spread around the five continents.
- 2017 - 2020 - Dr Felicity Plaat
- 2014 - 2017 - Dr Roshan Fernando
- 2011 - 2014 - Dr David Bogod
- 2008 - 2011 - Dr P. Howell (London)
- 2005 - 2008 - Dr G. Lyons (Leeds)
- 2002 - 2005 - Dr G. O'Sullivan (London)
- 1999 - 2002 - Dr A. E. May (Leicester)
- 1996 - 1999 - Dr T. A. Thomas (Bristol)
- 1993 - 1996 - Dr B. M. Morgan (London)
- 1990 - 1993 - Dr L. E. S. Carrie (Oxford)
- 1987 - 1990 - Dr M. E. Tunstall (Aberdeen)
- 1984 - 1987 - Dr D. D. Moir (Glasgow)
- 1981 - 1984 - Dr T. H. L. Bryson (Liverpool)
- 1979 - 1981 - Dr A. G. Doughty (Kingston-upon-Thames)
- 1976 - 1979 - Dr D. B. Scott (Edinburgh)
- 1969 - 1976 - Dr J. Selwyn Crawford (Birmingham)
The committee considers nominations for gold medalists and decides who should be a recipient. The medalist should be someone who has made an exceptional contribution to obstetric anaesthesia and anaglesia or to the aims of the Association.