Dr Moira Graham

Lecturer in Public Health / Graduate Research Director in the School of Health and Social Work

Faculty of Health Sciences

School of Health and Social Work

m.graham2@hull.ac.uk

01482 464514

Dr Graham is the Graduate Research Director for the School of Health and Social Work and is responsible for the admissions, pastoral care and progress monitoring of PhD students.

She is a public health nurse / health visitor with a combined practice and teaching career extending over 25 years. She teaches specialist community and public health nursing.

Research

Research Interests

  • Health visiting practice

  • Safeguarding children and young people

  • Parenting

  • Children and young peoples health

  • Teenage sexual health

  • Family food practices

Research groups

  • Social and Psychological Aspects of Research into Long-term health Conditions (SPARC) research cluster

  • Maternal and Reproductive Health(MaRH) research cluster

  • Currently collaborating with colleagues on an ethnographic study on the family food practices of African migrant communities

Publications

Trivedi D, Bunn F, Graham M and Wentz R, 'Preventing teenage pregnancy: Evidence from the systematic reviews', in Baker P, Guthrie K, Hutchinson C, Kane R (eds), Teenage Pregnancy and Reproductive Health, London: RCOG, pp m275-291 (2007)

Trivedi D, Bunn F, Graham M and Wentz R, 'Update on Review of Reviews of Teenage Pregnancy and Parenthood', Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC), University of Hertfordshire, commissioned by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (2007)

Trivedi D, Brooks F, Graham M, Bunn F and Wentz R, 'Teenage pregnancy and parenthood: A descriptive mapping of research studies exploring the role of general practitioners, nurses, health visitors and midwives, young fathers, young men and peers', Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (CRIPACC), University of Hertfordshire, commissioned by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (2007)

Trivedi D, Brooks F, Bunn F, Graham M, 'Early fatherhood: a mapping of the evidence base relating to pregnancy prevention and parenting support', Health Education Research, 24(6), pp 999-1028, doi:10.1093/her/cyp025 (2009)

Teaching

Modules list

  • Public Health (Levels 6 and 7)

  • Using Evidence and Information in Specialist Practice (Levels 6 and 7)

  • Safeguarding Children and Young People (Levels 6 and 7)

  • Consolidation of Health Visiting Practice (Levels 6 and 7)

Research PhDs

Completed PhDs

  • Ritah Tweheyo, Pregnancy, Food Behaviours and Weight Status: An Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis

Current PhDs

  • Jaruwan Kownaklai, Child Bearing Decisions Among Thai HIV Infected Women

  • Nittiya Noysipoom, The Perspectives of Thai Older Persons with Early Stage Dementia of their Care Needs     

  • Milda Pinem, An Ethnographic Study of Women's Experiences of Breastfeeding in the Karo Highlands of Indonesia

  • Yetunde Ataiyero, The Barriers and Levers of Hand Hygiene Compliance among Nigerian Healthcare Workers

  • Lucia Isibor,Female Genital Cutting

  • Kirsty Fishburn, Living  with a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder: women’s perspectives and insights 

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PCAP)

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

B.Med.Sci. (Hons) Community Nursing, University of Sheffield

MSc, Kings College London

PhD, 'It's about family innit': Towards an understanding of the Lives and Experiences of Teenage Mothers and Fathers as they make the Transition to Parenthood, City University London.

Awards and accolades

  • Barber Surgeons award to undertake the research component of an MSc

  • Health Foundation Doctoral Fellowship