Professor Maria Quigley
Professor of Statistical Epidemiology
- National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit
Maria joined the NPEU in January 2004 and is a professor of statistical epidemiology. She is a co-applicant on the NIHR-funded Policy Research Unit in Maternal and Neonatal Health and Care. Her research focuses on infant feeding, preterm birth, perinatal mental health and survey methodology. She has expertise in the analysis of population-based cohorts and surveys, such as the Millennium Cohort Study, in the design and analysis of the NPEU National Maternity Surveys, and in RCTs. She has also used record linkage of large, routinely collected data to address a range of research questions in the area of maternal and child health. Maria supervises DPhil students and teaches on the MSc in Global Health Science and Epidemiology, on the modules in 'Statistics' and 'Maternal and Child Health'. Maria was Director of Graduate Studies in NDPH in 2018-2023. Prior to joining the NPEU, she was based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Breastfeeding rates in England during the Covid-19 pandemic and the previous decade: analysis of national surveys and routine data
QUIGLEY M. et al, (2023), PLoS One
The relationship between perineal trauma and postpartum psychological outcomes: a secondary analysis of a population-based survey.
Opondo C. et al, (2023), BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 23
Association between breastfeeding duration and educational achievement in England: results from the Millennium Cohort Study.
Pereyra-Elías R. et al, (2023), Arch Dis Child
Prevalence and risk factors for postnatal mental health problems in mothers of infants admitted to neonatal care: analysis of two population-based surveys in England.
Gong J. et al, (2023), BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 23
The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on postnatal depression: Analysis of three population-based national maternity surveys in England (2014¬–2020)
HARRISON S. et al, (2023), The Lancet Regional Health. Europe