People

Our staff, researchers and visiting scholars.


Karen Casson

  • Maternal and child health
  • Personal and Public Involvement [PPI]

Email: k.casson@ulster.ac.uk

Helen Dolk

  • Birth Defect Surveillance in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • Medication Safety in Pregnancy
  • Use of electronic healthcare data and registries

Email:  h.dolk@ulster.ac.uk

Lesley Dornan

  • Infant and maternal health with a focus on breastfeeding
  • Maternal and infant health risk factors in fragile settings
  • Public Health in Low Income Settings
  • Motivational and contextual education

Email: l.dornan@ulster.ac.uk

Patricia Gillen

  • Workplace culture including stress, bullying, burnout, professional issues
  • Stakeholder engagement and involvement in research, including personal and public involvement and practitioner engagement
  • Midwifery- including place of birth, economic implications

Email: p.gillen@ulster.ac.uk

Joanne Given

  • Medication safety in pregnancy
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Administrative data

Email: je.given@ulster.ac.uk

George Kernohan

  • Global health improvement
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • Palliative Care for All

Email:  wg.kernohan@ulster.ac.uk

Bernie Reid

  • Research areas of interest:  Women and Child Health, Public Health

Email: bb.reid@ulster.ac.uk

Marlene Sinclair

  • Midwifery and Maternal Health:  Breastfeeding research including breastfeeding children with birth anomalies, interventions for breastfeeding trauma, impact of nipple pain, medication and pollutant transfer into breastmilk, applied motivational theory and EMDR for perinatal trauma.
  • Perinatal Epidemiology Congenital anomalies and birth defects including the impact on families, education and health, medication safety in pregnancy and risk of congenital anomalies.

Email: m.sinclair1@ulster.ac.uk

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