NIHR Global Health Research on reducing Preterm and Stillbirth (DIPLOMATIC)


National and international members of the team.

The Diplomatic Team photo

Meet the DIPLOMATIC Team

The DIPLOMATIC Team is made up of collaborators from the United Kingdom, Malawi and Zambia, all of whom have an interest and a commitment to reduce preterm and stillbirths in low income countries.  The DIPLOMATIC Organisational Chart below shows the people involved and their responsibilities.

Below you will find details of members of the Management Group and links to their profile pages

Information on our other Project Partners can be found by hovering then clicking on their name in the organisational chart.

Professor Jane Norman, Group Director. Professor of Maternal and Fetal Health.

Professor John Norrie, Deputy Director, UK.  Director of Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit, University of Edinburgh

Professor Rebecca Reynolds, Deputy Director, UK. Personal Chair of Metabolic Science, University of Edinburgh

Professor Mia Crampin, Deputy Director, Malawi.  Professor of Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Dr Luis Gadama, Deputy Director, Malawi.  Consultant Obstetrician, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Malawi

Dr Bridget Freyne, Deputy Director, Malawi.  Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool

Dr Peter Mwaba, Deputy Director, Zambia.  SANTHE, University of Zambia

Dr Cathrine Mkandawire, Deputy Director, Zambia. Consultant Obstetrician, Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital

Patricia Munthali Khomani, Senior Project Manager.  University of Malawi

Ms Sonia Whyte, Project Management Office.  University of Edinburgh

Mrs Lorraine Adamson, Project Management Office, University of Edinburgh

Professor Elizabeth Grant, Advisor.  Professor of Global Health and Development, University of Edinburgh

Professor Harry Campbell, Advisor.  Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Edinburgh

Dr Sarah Stock, Training Lead.  Wellcome Trust Clinical Career Development Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Dr Elizabeth Chodzaza, Training Lead.  Consultant Obstetrician, University of Malawi

Additional collaborators

Professor James Boardman, Professor of Neonatal Medicine at University of Edinburgh

Professor Hilary Pinnock, Professor of Primary Care; Respiratory Medicine, Edinburgh

Professor Aisha Holloway, Professor of Nursing Studies; Head of Nursing Studies, Edinburgh

Dr Corrine Love, Consultant Obstetrician; NHS & Scottish Government Edinburgh

Dr Queen Dube, Consultant Pediatrician; Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi

Dr Khondwhani Kawaza, Neonatologist; University of Malawi

Professor Everist Njelesani, Consultant Physician; Lusaka Apex Medical University, Zambia

Dr Jean Desire Kabamba, Consultant Pediatrician, University of Zambia