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Institute of Population Health Sciences (IPHS)

Miss Angeliki Bolou


Senior Lecturer in Midwifery University of Greenwich, PhD student QMUL



Angeliki is a senior lecturer in Midwifery at University of Greenwich and has an honorary contract as a research midwife with Barts Health NHS trust. She has graduated midwifery in Greece and has practiced as a midwife in three different countries including Greece, Finland and UK.

She has an MSC in Reproductive Science and Women’s Health from University College London and a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education by University of Greenwich. Angeliki won the British Journal of Midwifery (BJM) Practice award in 2018 for contribution to midwifery education with other three of her colleagues from UoG.

She is interested in diabetes and nutrition in pregnancy and the postnatal period as well as how it can affect the mother and the developing fetus. She has worked in the GIFTS study at QMUL as research midwife and is currently a PhD student developing the MERIT study.

Angeliki used to work as a diabetes specialist midwife at Royal London Hospital which triggered her interest to investigate lifestyle interventions to prevent the development of Type 2 diabetes in in mothers postnatally who were diagnosed with gestational diabetes in pregnancy. This is the focus of her PhD.


Teaching midwifery students and other healthcare professionals. Emergencies and complications in pregnancy, birth and postnatal period.

Teaching obstetric emergencies, basic life support and neonatal life support,

Teaching research and evidence for professional practice. Leading journal clubs.


Research Interests:

Honorary research midwife with Barts Health NHS Trust from 2018 to 2019, running studies in prevention of Type 2 Diabetes in the postnatal period in women with gestational diabetes.

Running qualitative interviews as part of MERIT study.


21/11/2019 poster presentation in National Diabetes in Pregnancy conference.