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Centre Staff

  • Jane Denton

    Co-lead EBMBC/ Director Multiple Births Foundation

    Jane Denton is Director of the Multiple Births Foundation (MBF), a charity which was founded by Dr Elizabeth Bryan, a former President of ISTS. The MBF works with professionals to raise awareness and improve services to meet the specific and special needs of multiple birth families.  Jane Denton’s professional background is...

  • Louisa Clifford

    Assistant Lecturer GRTA

    Louisa joined the university in 2016 an Assistant Lecturer and PhD student. Prior to joining the University, Louisa worked as a as a midwife and later completed a postgraduate qualification to become a health visitor working in the West Midlands. Building on the research already being undertaken at BCU, Louisa plans to...

  • Laura Maguire

    Senior Lecturer – Post Qualifying Practice Department

    Laura’s professional background is in midwifery and health visiting.  She has worked in both hospital and community settings, here in the UK and in Australia.  She joined Birmingham City University in 2014 as a PhD student and Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant (GRTA).  Her interests include offering excellence in...

  • Laura McGrath-Scott

    Assistant lecturer (GRTA) and PhD student

    Laura recently joined the Elizabeth Bryan Multiple Births Centre as a PhD student and assistant lecturer in May 2017; her research will endeavour to explore parents’ of twins and higher order multiples experiences of antenatal care, using a qualitative approach. Laura qualified as a midwife in 2006, she practised at...

  • Lara Alamad


    Lara joined the University in 2016 as a Research Assistant, working within the Department for Children and Young People’s Health, the wider School of Nursing and supporting the work of the Elizabeth Bryan Multiple Births Centre. Lara qualified as a Children’s Nurse in 2003 and has enjoyed a varied career working within...

  • Nathalie Turville

    Senior Lecturer - Child Nursing

    Nathalie Turville is a Senior Lecturer within the Department for Children and Young People’s Health at Birmingham City University. Nathalie qualified as a Children’s Nurse in 1991 and specialised in neonatal cardiology and surgery. She joined the University in 2001 and has taught on and coordinated a number of modules...