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Mary J. Renfrew

Professor of Mother and Infant Health

University of York

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University of York

Deramore Lane

York, York,YO10 5GH

United Kingdom

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Employment History

Professor of Mother and Infant Health

University of Dundee


Professor of Midwifery

University of Leeds


Director

Scottish Improvement Science Collaborating Centre


Director, Midwifery Research Initiative

National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit


Affiliations

UNICEF incorporated

Board Member


BioMed Central Ltd

Editorial Advisor


World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action

Member of the International Council


Best Beginnings

Board Member


Nursing and Midwifery Council

Council Member


Kirby Hill and District Parish

Co-Opted Member of Council


Halton Industry Education Council

Staff Member


The Royal Society of Edinburgh

Fellow


YHHIEC

Board Member


Mother and Infant Research Unit

Founder


Eumom

Member of Medical Editorial Board


International Confederation of Midwives

Co-Chair of the Research Standing Committee


Education

BSc RGN SCM PhD


PhD

Edinburgh


PhD author

University of York UK


Web References(166 Total References)


Who we are | Yorkshire & Humber HIEC

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Based in the Mother and Infant Research Unit (MIRU) at the University of York and Hull York Medical School, the theme is jointly led by Professor Mary Renfrew (MIRU) and Professor Bill McGuire (Hull York Medical School).
Professor Mary J Renfrew BSc, RGN, SCM, DN, PhD is the Director, Mother and Infant Research Unit, Department of Health Sciences at University of York and Co-Director, Maternal and Infant Health and Care theme, Yorkshire and Humber Health Innovation and Education Cluster (HIEC) A midwife by clinical background, Mary has been involved in practice, research and education in midwifery and maternity care for over 30 years, in Edinburgh, Oxford, Leeds, and York in the UK, and in Alberta, Canada. She has on-going and recent research and development work in infant feeding, inequalities in health, the organisation of maternity care, and avoiding interventions in childbirth. She led a programme of work on evidence and guidance and practice development related to maternal and infant nutrition for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). She is the co-author of around 100 peer reviewed publications and seven books. She has been co-editor of the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Chair of the Steering Group of the UK Breastfeeding Manifesto Coalition, and Chair of the WHO Strategic Committee for Maternal and Newborn Health. She is a member of the International Council of the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action, a Council member of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, a member of the Research Standing Committee of the International Confederation of Midwives, and is a Senior Investigator with the National Institute for Health Research.


Best Beginnings | Our board

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Mary Renfrew is Professor of Mother and Infant Health in the Department of Health Sciences in the University of York, where she is Director of the multidisciplinary Mother and Infant Research Unit.
A midwife by clinical background, she has been involved in practice, research and education in midwifery and maternity care for over 30 years, in Edinburgh, Oxford, Leeds, and York in the UK, and in Alberta, Canada. She has ongoing and recent research and development work in inequalities in health, infant feeding, the organisation of maternity care, and avoiding interventions in childbirth. She has been co-editor of the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Chair of the UK Breastfeeding Manifesto Coalition, and Chair of the WHO Strategic Committee for Maternal and Newborn Health, and is a Senior Investigator with the National Institute for Health Research.


Nursing & Midwifery Council - Appointment of new NMC Council

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Professor Mary Renfrew
Professor Mary Renfrew has been a co-opted member of Kirby Hill and District Parish Council since 2007. Professor Mary Renfrew is director of the Mother and Infant Research Unit (MIRU) at the University of York. She qualified as a nurse and midwife in Edinburgh, where she also completed her PhD in 1982. Her early career included practice, education and research posts in Scotland, Oxford, and Alberta, Canada. Mary's academic career started in earnest at the University of Oxford in 1988. Her contributions to midwifery, maternity care and public involvement research have resulted in the award of inaugural Senior Investigator status in the UK National Institute for Health Research. She has pioneered many initiatives in research, education and practice development, for example establishing the high profile national Midwifery Research Initiative in the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit that drew Ministerial and international attention, and establishing the Mother and Infant Research Unit in 1996, with the aim of informing improvements to health and care for mothers, babies and families. She has chaired and contributed to national and international committees on maternal and child health and research, the future of research and development in primary care in the NHS, and the future role of the midwife. Mary chaired the National Breastfeeding Manifesto Coalition and she works closely with several charitable and voluntary sector organizations including chairing the Board of Best Beginnings, a charity dedicated to addressing inequalities in child health, and membership of the policy advisory group of the National Childbirth Trust.


www.nmc-uk.org.uk

Professor Mary Renfrew
Professor Mary Renfrew has been a co-opted member of Kirby Hill and District Parish Council since 2007. Professor Mary Renfrew is director of the Mother and Infant Research Unit (MIRU) at the University of York. She qualified as a nurse and midwife in Edinburgh, where she also completed her PhD in 1982. Her early career included practice, education and research posts in Scotland, Oxford, and Alberta, Canada. Mary's academic career started in earnest at the University of Oxford in 1988. Her contributions to midwifery, maternity care and public involvement research have resulted in the award of inaugural Senior Investigator status in the UK National Institute for Health Research. She has pioneered many initiatives in research, education and practice development, for example establishing the high profile national Midwifery Research Initiative in the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit that drew Ministerial and international attention, and establishing the Mother and Infant Research Unit in 1996, with the aim of informing improvements to health and care for mothers, babies and families. She has chaired and contributed to national and international committees on maternal and child health and research, the future of research and development in primary care in the NHS, and the future role of the midwife. Mary chaired the National Breastfeeding Manifesto Coalition and she works closely with several charitable and voluntary sector organizations including chairing the Board of Best Beginnings, a charity dedicated to addressing inequalities in child health, and membership of the policy advisory group of the National Childbirth Trust.


ConsciousBreastfeedingConnections.com » Breasteeding

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Groskop does acknowledge that breastfeeding advocates are adamant that promotion is needed ” because the rates are poor.” -Mary Renfrew, professor of mother and infant health at the University of York, describes the health benefits of breastfeeding as being equivalent to “a very powerful broad-spectrum drug”. Lest that engender guilt, we are yet again treated to more from Ms. Rosin’s article: “The difficulty with the health argument, though, is that it lays women open to the charge of selfishness if they don’t breastfeed.


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