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Researcher profile for Suzanne Miller

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Suzanne Miller


Suzanne (she/her) is an Associate Professor and is based in Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington). A midwife since 1991, Suzanne has practiced as a Lead Maternity Carer supporting both home and hospital births alongside her education and other professional roles. Suzanne has been a New Zealand College of Midwives member since 1990 and has been a reviewer in the Midwifery Standards Review and Midwifery First Year of Practice programmes. She held a position on the Neonatal Encephalopathy Working Group of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee for six years, and is currently a panel member for Te Tatau o te Whare Kahu: Midwifery Council of New Zealand Professional Conduct Committee. She is an expert advisor to the Health and Disability Commissioner. Suzanne has taught in both the undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery programmes since 2010. In 2019 Suzanne became the Postgraduate Programme Leader. She combines her postgraduate teaching roles with supervision of Master of Midwifery tauira and is involved in number of research collaborations both within and external to Te Kura Matatini ki Otago: Otago Polytechnic. 'Place of birth' was the research focus for both her Master's and PhD research. Current research interests include:
exploring the impact of Covid-19 on the the provision of perinatal care
the impact of Covid-19 on kaimahi within tertiary institutions
health equity for trans and non-binary people who are receiving perinatal care
supervision-at-distance of Master of Midwifery tauira

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