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Dr Esther ReidSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
Dr Reid's professional background is in Midwifery and Health Visiting. Her research and education interests reflect her professional background and include public health issues relating to maternal and child health, specifically: physical activity, maternal nutrition, fetal growth, HIV, intimate partner violence and substance misuse.
She has an interest in maternity care in low income settings and has links with the School of Nursing in Makerere University in Kampala, which she is working to develop. In a post-doctoral position at QUB, she co-designed a web-based educational HIV and Pregnancy Programme designed to teach health professionals best practice care for pregnant women and their partners who are affected by HIV. The programme is used worldwide.
Open to PhD applications in the field of
- Public Health aspects of maternal and child health
Public outreach & key achievements
- Dr Reid spent 3 weeks working in the School of Nursing in Makerere University, Kampala Uganda with the
RCM’s Global Midwifery Twinning Project in 2013
|MSc Title||Women perception and knowledge about preconception folic acid intake and prevention of neurological abnormalities in infants|
|Year of Study||2017/2019|