Project: Perinatal depression in migrant and refugee women on the Thai-Myanmar border
Supervisors: Professor Ray Fitzpatrick, Professor Rose McGready, Dr Emma Plugge, Dr Mina Fazel
Gracia studied Medicine and Medical Anthropology at University College London. Following Foundation Training in Dorset, UK, she undertook an MSc in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She subsequently worked as a Specialty Registrar in Public Health within the Oxford School of Public Health, completing her training in 2015.
Gracia's interest in migrant health stems from childhood years spent in Thailand, Canada and Switzerland. Her DPhil aims to determine the prevalence, risk factors and potential interventions for perinatal mental illness in migrant and refugee women on the Thai-Myanmar border. She is currently conducting fieldwork in Mae Sot, Thailand, working within the Shoklo Malaria Research Unit (SMRU), a field station of the Mahidol-Oxford Research Unit (MORU). Gracia is a member of Green Templeton College.
Migrant perinatal depression study: a prospective cohort study of perinatal depression on the Thai-Myanmar border.
Fellmeth G. et al, (2018), BMJ Open, 8
Current efforts in medical education to incorporate national health priorities.
Nair M. and Fellmeth G., (2018), Med Educ, 52, 24 - 33
Validation of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) on the Thai-Myanmar border.
Ing H. et al, (2017), Trop Doct, 47, 339 - 347
Migration and perinatal mental health in women from low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Fellmeth G. et al, (2017), BJOG, 124, 742 - 752
Paired suicide in a young refugee couple on the Thai-Myanmar border.
Fellmeth G. et al, (2016), BMJ Case Rep, 2016