Maurina Baron – MBA; PGdip (Education); BSc(Hons) Psychology; RM

Maurina is an experienced midwifery academic with a credible track record of midwifery practice and teaching. A Senior Lecturer in Midwifery at Middlesex University with clinical link role at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, where she supports students’ training and practice supervisors/assessors.

Originally trained as a General Nurse at Chase Farm, Enfield, Maurina undertook her midwifery training at Upney Hospital Barking. She completed the Children's Nurse training at Great Ormond Street and worked for some time at Barts and the Royal London.

Her interests are numerous but have particular interest in pregnancy and early foetal loss; domestic violence; social and cultural issues associated with childbearing in the African-Caribbean population; mentoring; coaching and healthcare management.

Maurina also has training and experience in employment mediation and holds a Medical Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy.

Maurina has a range of Voluntary Sector work experience including Fernandez Hospital in Hyderabad, India and raising awareness of the Management of Obstetric Emergencies, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and health Promotion in Ghana.