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Contact Details

Phone
64 3 474 0999 ext 58727
Email
pauline.dawson@otago.ac.nz
Position
Professional Practice Fellow
Department
Department of Women's and Children's Health (Dunedin)
Qualifications
MMid, RM
Research summary
Maternal health equity, GIS in health, clinical audit, collaborative practice
Teaching
  • I teach at many levels within the DSM including 3rd-year interprofessional learning
Memberships
  • New Zealand College of Midwives
  • Perinatal Society of New Zealand
  • Maternal Morbidity Working Group (HQSC)
Clinical

I maintain my clinical practice by working as a core midwife within the Queen Mary Maternity Centre at Dunedin Hospital.

Research

Doctoral candidate researching equity in maternity care in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Professional Practice Fellow with the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Section of the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health providing a midwifery voice in ongoing research and education, and nurturing women-centred practice. This role models collaborative practice and partnership between maternity healthcare providers to students and colleagues.

My research aim is to improve outcomes and experiences for women through their childbearing years.

Publications

Dawson, P., Auvray, B., Jaye, C., Gauld, R., & Hay-Smith, J. (2024). Social determinants of maternal and perinatal inequality in Aotearoa. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 60(Suppl. 1), (pp. 92). doi: 10.1111/jpc.16526 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Dawson, P., Nisa-Waller, A., & Edmonds, L. (2024). How do wellbeing factors correlate to adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in Aotearoa? Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 60(Suppl. 1), (pp. 92). doi: 10.1111/jpc.16526 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Butler, R., Dawson, P., Nisa-Waller, A., & Edmonds, L. (2024). What are the wellbeing factors that contribute to maternal perinatal outcomes? Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 60(Suppl. 1), (pp. 86). doi: 10.1111/jpc.16526 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Young, A., Willing, E., Gauld, N. G., Norris, P., Dawson, P., & Turner, N. (2024). Vaccinating in pregnancy: The importance of conversations. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 60(Suppl. 1), (pp. 37). doi: 10.1111/jpc.16526 Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Young, A., Hobbs, M., Willing, E., McDonald, G., Dawson, P., Marek, L., Fangupo, L., & McIntyre, P. (2024). Protecting hapu māmā and newborn babies through immunisation during pregnancy in Aotearoa New Zealand. The Briefing, (9 April). Retrieved from https://www.phcc.org.nz/briefing/protecting-hapu-mama-and-newborn-babies-through-immunisation-during-pregnancy-aotearoa-new Journal - Research Other

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