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  • 33 h-Index
1983 …2020
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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy

Bachelor of Social Science, University of Edinburgh

External positions

Visiting Professor, University of Technology Sydney

2016 → …

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Projects 2012 2020

Research Output 1983 2019

Midwifery is a vital solution: what is holding back global progress?

Renfrew, M., Ateva, E., Dennis-Antwi, J. A., Davis, D., Dixon, L., Johnson, P., Kennedy, H. P., Knutsson, A., Lincetto, O., McConville, F., McFadden, A., Taniguchi, H., ten Hoope-Bender, P. & Zeck, W., 3 Jul 2019, In : Birth. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

8 Downloads (Pure)

Motivating Change: a grounded theory of how to achieve large scale, sustained change, co-created with improvement organisations across the UK

Breckenridge, J. P., Gray, N., Toma, M., Ashmore, S., Glassborow, R., Stark, C. & Renfrew, M., 14 Jun 2019, In : BMJ Open Quality. 8, 2, p. 1-12 12 p., e000553.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Organizations
Charities
National Health Programs
Health Education
Grounded Theory
Midwifery
Mothers
Newborn Infant
Education
Quality of Health Care
9 Citations (Scopus)

Asking different questions: A call to action for research to improve the quality of care for every woman, every child

Kennedy, H. P., Cheyney, M., Dahlen, H. G., Downe, S., Foureur, M. J., Homer, C. S. E., Jefford, E., McFadden, A., Michel-Schuldt, M., Sandall, J., Soltani, H., Speciale, A. M., Stevens, J., Vedam, S. & Renfrew, M. J., Sep 2018, In : Birth. 45, 3, p. 222-231 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Quality of Health Care
Health Services Research
Research
Economics
Postnatal Care
3 Citations (Scopus)

Asking different questions: A call to action for research to improve the quality of care for every woman, every child

Kennedy, H. P., Cheyney, M., Dahlen, H. G., Downe, S., Foureur, M. J., Homer, C. S. E., Jefford, E., McFadden, A., Michel-Schuldt, M., Sandall, J., Soltani, H., Speciale, A. M., Stevens, J., Vedam, S. & Renfrew, M. J., 1 Aug 2018, In : Women and Birth. 31, 4, p. 242-243 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prizes

Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Mary J. Renfrew (Recipient), 3 Mar 2014

Prize: Election to learned society

Patricia Martens Award for Excellence in Breastfeeding Research

Mary Renfrew (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2002 2015

  • 2 Membership of group
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Membership of council

Scottish Government Review of Maternity and Neonatal Services (Event)

Mary J. Renfrew (Member)
20152016

Activity: Membership typesMembership of group

World Health Organization (External organisation)

Mary J. Renfrew (Member)
Oct 2014

Activity: Membership typesMembership of group

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (External organisation)

Mary Renfrew (Chair)
2012

Activity: Membership typesMembership of council

Workshop on International Research in Midwifery

Mary J. Renfrew (Participant)
14 Feb 200218 Feb 2002

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

Financial incentive for breastfeeding mothers

Mary J. Renfrew

11/11/1312/12/13

10 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Breastfeeding could save the NHS millions, says new report

Mary J. Renfrew

18/10/12

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Thesis

How can breastfeeding support services best meet the needs of women of Bangladeshi origin living in the UK?

Author: McFadden, A., 2010

Supervisor: Renfrew, M. (Supervisor) & Atkin, K. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy