Dr Jyai Allen

Honorary Research Fellow

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Honorary Fellow

Mater Research Institute-UQ
Faculty of Medicine


Research Interests

  • Models of maternity care
  • Normal birth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Health care quality
  • Social determinants of health
  • Midwifery-led care
  • Complex maternity care interventions
  • Waterbirth
  • Women's experiences of maternity care


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Australian Catholic University
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Midwifery, University of Otago


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