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    My main research interests are in relation interventions to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes, with a particular interest in the impact of educational resources and lifestyle interventions among women with diabetes. Research interests also include investigating biomarkers for the prediction of pre-eclampsia among women with complex pregnancies.

    Research Statement

    Primary research interests:

    Developing and evaluating educational resources and complex lifestyle interventions in relation to improving maternal and neonatal outcomes for women with complex pregnancies, with a particular interest in the field of diabetes.

    Investigating risk and prophylaxis of pre-eclampsia in women with diabetes and exploring biomarkers for prediction of the condition.

    Current projects are funded by a BRIDGES grant from the International Diabetes Federation (supported by an educational grant from Lilly Diabetes), Diabetes UK, The Big Lottery and the Public Health Agency / R&D Office Northern Ireland.


    Module Coordinator for SSC Lifestyle Through The Life Cycle (1st Year Medical Students)

    Frequent Journals

    • Diabetic Medicine

      ISSNs: 0742-3071

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1464-5491


      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.85 SJR 1.515 SNIP 1.225


    • Midwifery

      ISSNs: 0266-6138

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1532-3099

      Churchill Livingstone

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.25 SJR 0.818 SNIP 1.129


    • BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

      ISSNs: 1470-0328

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1471-0528


      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 2.02 SJR 1.968 SNIP 1.889


    • Diabetes Care

      ISSNs: 0149-5992

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1935-5548

      American Diabetes Association Inc.

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 8.71 SJR 6.085 SNIP 4.196


    • Proceedings of the Nutrition Society

      ISSNs: 0029-6651

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1475-2719

      Reader, Cambridge University Press

      Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 4.63 SJR 1.529 SNIP 1.234


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