Dr. Margaret Murphy (Midwife, Ireland)
Dr Margaret Murphy is a Lecturer in Midwifery at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Ireland. Her doctoral thesis explored the experiences of couples in pregnancy following stillbirth using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. She was elected to the Board of the International Stillbirth Alliance in September 2016 and elected Treasurer in September 2017. She is Co-Chair of the Communications Working Group of the International Stillbirth Alliance and is a Member of the Lancet Stillbirths in High-Income Countries Investigator Group and contributed Irish stillbirth data to The Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirth Series 2016. She is an International Collaborator with the Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence, Mater Institute, Brisbane, Australia. She is a member of the Pregnancy Loss Research Group, INFANT Research Centre, Cork University Maternity Hospital. She is experienced in qualitative and qualitative research methodologies particularly Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis.