Poster Presenter

Jean Doherty

Research Assistant, Joint Research Network

National Maternity Hospital

Jean Doherty is a UCD graduate with a UCD Bachelor’s degree in Midwifery (2014). With diplomas in hypnobirthing and Reiki, Jean is passionate about the maternal power of the mind and body for birth. Jean has worked as a research midwife for the Joint Research Network (JRN) in the National Maternity Hospital for the past three years.

The JRN is a collaborative network of clinical and academic midwives from National Maternity Hospital and University College Dublin, who support and undertake midwifery related research. Some of the research projects Jean has worked on include bereavement education, perineal management, birth satisfaction and a postnatal morbidity clinic evaluation.

At present, Jean is close to completing her MSc (Research) concentrating on Burnout among Midwives.