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Project Team

 

 Carmel Kelly

Dr Carmel Kelly, Principal Investigator. carmel.kelly@qub.ac.uk

Dr Carmel Kelly, a Nurse Consultant in Sexual Health, holds a joint appointment between the South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust and the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast. The findings from her PhD research on men and women’s experience of reproductive decision-making and pregnancy in the context of HIV, form the basis for this resource. Her research interests include HIV, sexual health and sexual risk-taking behaviour.

 Esther Reaid

Dr Esther Reid, Research Fellow. ereid04@qub.ac.uk

Dr Esther Reid is a post doctoral researcher at the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast, and also holds a post as Alcohol Liaison Midwife in the Southern Health and Social Care Trust. Her research interests include public health issues relating to maternal and child health, specifically: physical activity, maternal nutrition, macrosomia, HIV and substance misuse.

 ‌Fiona Alderdice

Professor. Fiona Alderdice, Co-Investigator. f.a.alderdice@qub.ac.uk

Professor Fiona Alderdice is Chair of Perinatal Health and Wellbeing and Director of Research at the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast. She also leads the maternal and child health research cluster within the School. Her research interests include complex pregnancy, follow up of infants admitted to neonatal intensive care and perinatal psychology.

 ‌Maria Lohan

Dr Maria Lohan, Co-Investigator. m.lohan@qub.ac.uk

Dr Maria Lohan is a Senior Lecturer in Health Sciences at the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast. She specialises in men’s health research with a particular focus on men and young men’s reproductive and sexual health. Arising from this work, she is leading the development and evaluation of an educational programme for adolescents on adolescent men and unintended pregnancy entitled If I were Jack which is being delivered in second level schools in Northern Ireland, Ireland and South Australia.

 Dale Spence

Dr Dale Spence, Co-Investigator. d.spence@qub.ac.uk

Dr Dale Spence is a Senior Lecturer (Education) at the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast.  She has responsibility for post registration midwifery, including MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Maternal & Child).  In recognition of her expertise and commitment to enhancing and supporting the student learning experience she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.  Her research interests include fetal growth and wellbeing and the midwifery care of women with complex pregnancies.