Dr Andrew Symon
Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing and Health Sciences
University of Dundee
Andrew Symon has worked in both Scotland and Kenya as a midwife. A return to clinical midwifery after taking a Social Policy and Law degree (1992) was followed by a PhD in 1997 (both degrees at Edinburgh University). He has published two books based on this research, and edited two more on clinical risk management.
He is Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Dundee, Scotland, and is programme lead for the MSc Maternal and Infant Health and the MSc Health Studies (Research). He has published widely on his research interests and collaborations which include models of midwifery care, quality of life assessment, and nutrition and alcohol issues during and after pregnancy. He is convenor of the McTempo collaboration (Models of Care: The Effects on Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes).
He writes children’s fiction in his spare time.