Maria Clark


Willingness to take PhD students


PhD projects

Maria Clark is a registered nurse and health visitor (specialist community public health nurse). She is an experienced community practitioner and educationalist, having spent fifteen years in nursing, midwifery and health visiting roles before moving into higher education teaching and research. Maria’s work is generally focused at the interface between public health, the NHS and the independent sector. She has a special interest in advancing collaborative practice for women and children’s health. Previous research includes traditional Chinese medicine and complementary therapy use (PhD); supportive cancer care/women’s health; children’s physical activity/ access to green space.

Dr Clark has experience in qualitative social research and systematic review methods. She currently co-supervises two PhD projects:

Barriers to cervical screening in Iraq
Infant mental health