Dr. Elizabeth Newnham is a Senior lecturer in Midwifery at the University of Newcastle. Her 20-year career includes midwifery practice, advocacy, teaching and research. She has published widely in both academic and practice journals and been invited to speak at conferences and events around the world. She is the lead author of Towards the humanisation of birth: A study of epidural analgesia and hospital birth culture published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2018. Key areas of study are birth culture and environment, midwifery practice to support birth physiology, maternity policy/politics and technologies, and care ethics.

To learn more about Liz Newnham, check out her VIDM Podcast interview.