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DSM staff profile

Ms Pauline Dawson

PositionProfessional Practice Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Women's and Children's Health (Dunedin)
QualificationsMMid, RM
Research summaryMaternal 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., Jaye, C., Gauld, R., & Hay-Smith, J. (2019). Barriers to equitable maternal health in Aotearoa New Zealand: An integrative review. International Journal for Equity in Health, 18, 168. doi: 10.1186/s12939-019-1070-7

Tarnow-Mordi, W., Morris, J., Kirby, A., Robledo, K., Askie, L., Brown, R., … Gullam, J., … for the Australian Placental Transfusion Study Collaborative Group, including Austin, N., Broadbent, R., Stitely, M., & Dawson, P. (2017). Delayed versus immediate cord clamping in preterm infants. New England Journal of Medicine, 377, 2445-2455. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1711281

Journal - Research Article

Tarnow-Mordi, W., Morris, J., Kirby, A., Robledo, K., Askie, L., Brown, R., … Gullam, J., … for the Australian Placental Transfusion Study Collaborative Group, including Austin, N., Broadbent, R., Stitely, M., & Dawson, P. (2017). Delayed versus immediate cord clamping in preterm infants. New England Journal of Medicine, 377, 2445-2455. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1711281

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Journal - Research Other

Dawson, P., Jaye, C., Gauld, R., & Hay-Smith, J. (2019). Barriers to equitable maternal health in Aotearoa New Zealand: An integrative review. International Journal for Equity in Health, 18, 168. doi: 10.1186/s12939-019-1070-7

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