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Wolfson Institute of Population Health

Jennifer Jardine, MA MSc MBBS PhD MRCOG


Academic Clinical Lecturer



Jen is an Academic Clinical Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London and a Speciality Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in North Central and East London.  She has a background in mathematics and philosophy prior to medicine.  During her clinical training, Jen has completed a masters degree in Medical Statistics at LSHTM.  Jen then completed her PhD in Health Services Research and Policy at LSHTM and at the RCOG, where she was embedded in the team for the National Maternity and Perinatal Audit.  Jen is currently completing higher clinical training in obstetrics, together with a research programme focusing on understanding the impact of conditions acquired in pregnancy across women’s life course, using electronic health records.


Research Interests:

Jen’s interests cover the evaluation of maternity care and outcomes, including health inequalities and factors affecting the performance of healthcare systems and organisations; the risk assessment and stratification of pregnant women during antenatal and intrapartum care; and risk communication. 


Jardine J, Walker K, Gurol-Urganci I, et al; National Maternity and Perinatal Audit Project Team. Adverse pregnancy outcomes attributable to socioeconomic and ethnic inequalities in England: a national cohort study. Lancet. 2021 Nov 20;398(10314):1905-1912. PMID: 34735797.

Gurol-Urganci I*, Jardine JE*, Carroll F, et al. Maternal and perinatal outcomes of pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 infection at the time of birth in England: national cohort study. J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Nov;225(5):522.e1-522.e11. PMID: 34023315

Jardine J, Blotkamp A, Gurol-Urganci I, et al. Risk of complicated birth at term in nulliparous and multiparous women using routinely collected maternity data in England: cohort study. BMJ. 2020 Oct 1;371:m3377. PMID: 33004347

Jardine J, Gurol-Urganci I, Harris T, Hawdon J, Pasupathy D, van der Meulen J, Walker K; NMPA project team. Associations between ethnicity and admission to intensive care among women giving birth: a cohort study. BJOG. 2022 Apr;129(5):733-742. PMID: 34545995.

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