Dr Mary McCauley

Academic Clinical Lecturer

Mary is a Specialty Trainee Year Seven (ST7) in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and has been working at the the Centre of Maternal and Newborn Health for four years, during which time she has completed her PhD in ‘Assessing Maternal Morbidity’.

Mary undertook the VSO – RCOG Fellowship working as a full-time volunteer Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Ethiopia for one year.

Research

Mary has experience in clinical and health systems research in both the UK and aboard. 

Mary is currently conducting research on the definition and measurement of maternal morbidity. 

Teaching

Mary has experience in clinical teaching and supervision for midwifery and medical undergraduate and postgraduate students both in the UK and aboard. Mary is currently involved in lecturing on different modules within the Masters in International Public Health. 

Supervision of Master students

2017-2018
What interventions are available for women who report domestic violence during and after pregnancy in LMIC: a systematic review
How women’s symptoms related to ill-health? Subjective versus objectives measures of maternal morbidity.

2016-2017
Healthcare providers’ views of maternal mental in Ghana.

Healthcare providers’ views of barriers to providing effective pain relief for women during and after birth in Tanzania.

2015-2016
Healthcare providers’ views of domestic violence in women during and after pregnancy in Pakistan – paper published.
Secondary analysis of domestic violence in pregnancy in a population-based survey of women in Jamaica.

2014-2015
Determinants of skilled birth attendant utilization among women of childbearing age in Somalia.

Relevant Expertise, Professional Memberships

Research Mary has extensive experience in designing and conducting clinical audit, surveys, quantitative and qualitative research in various low-resource settings.

Selected publications

  • Selected publications

    McCauley M, Madaj B, White S, Dickinson F, Bar-Zeev S, et al. The burden of physical, psychological and social ill-health in women during and after pregnancy in India, Pakistan, Kenya and Malawi. (BMJ Global Health, May 2018).

    McCauley M, van den Broek N. Antenatal and Postnatal Care: A manual for facilitators. April 2018.

    McCauley M, van den Broek N. Antenatal and Postnatal Care: A manual for healthcare providers. April 2018

    McCauley M, Head, J, Lambert, J, Zafar, S and van den Broek, N (2017) '"Keeping family matters behind closed doors": healthcare providers' perceptions and experiences of identifying and managing domestic violence during and after pregnancy.' BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Vol 17, Issue 1, p. 318.

    McCauley M (2017) 'The global challenge to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women affected by FGM/C.' BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

    McCauley M, Stewart, C and Kebede, B (2017) 'A survey of healthcare providers' knowledge and attitudes regarding pain relief in labour for women in Ethiopia'. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Vol 17, Issue 56.

    McCauley M and van den Broek, N (2016) 'Eliminating congenital syphilis-lessons learnt in the United Kingdom should inform global strategy.'. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology.

    Guidance for UK doctors volunteering abroad. RCOG, London. November 2016.

    McCauley M, van den Broek, N, Dou, L. and Othman, M. (2015) 'Vitamin A supplementation during pregnancy for maternal and newborn outcomes'. The Cochrane Library, Vol 2015, Issue 10, pp. 1-112.
    McCauley M, van den Broek N. Maternal Morbidity. Global Maternal and Child Health, Oxford University Press.

    McCauley M, van den Broek N. Sustainable model of assessing maternal health needs and improving quality of care during and after pregnancy. Sustainable Birth: Systematic Solutions across the Continuum of Care. Centre for Modern Indian Studies.