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Professor Maria Quigley

Professor Maria Quigley

Maria Quigley

BA, MSc

Professor of Statistical Epidemiology

  • National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit
  • MSc in Global Health Science module 3 lead: Principles of Statistics
Biography

Maria joined the NPEU in January 2004. She is a co-applicant on the Policy Research Unit in Maternal Health and Care and is leading projects within this programme on breastfeeding, fathers and smoking in pregnancy. She has published extensively on the health outcomes associated with infant feeding and was a co-investigator of a UNICEF-funded project which estimated the costs associated with not breastfeeding in the UK. She has recently led an MRC-funded study of health outcomes in infants conceived following infertility treatment and a Bupa Foundation funded study of health outcomes following preterm birth, with a particular focus on late preterm and early term birth. Together with the Multiple Births Foundation, she has co-led a project to produce guidelines on infant feeding in multiples, which was funded by the Big Lottery Fund. Maria teaches on the MSc in Global Health Science, including co-leading the module in Statistics and teaching on the module in Maternal and Child Health