Researcher biography

Karen is a Midwifery Clinical Academic Fellow at the University of Queensland and the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, Brisbane Australia. Karen's research focus is maternal and neonatal outcomes including preconception and early pregnancy care. Karen has a keen interest in improving maternal and neonatal outcomes in low resource countries, in particularly those in our pacific region. Karen is actively involved in not-for-profit associations including The Council of International Neonatal Nurses, The Australian College of Neonatal Nurses (ACNN), the ACNN Low Resouce Countries Special Interest Group and the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand, the peak multi-disciplinary scientific society for perinatal care.