Professor Jane Hirst

Dr Jane Hirst is a Research Fellow of Green Templeton CollegeProfessor Jane Hirst is an Associate Fellow at Green Templeton College, University of Oxford. She is Clinical Chair in Global Women’s Health at The George Institute for Global Health, UK, and the School of Public Health at Imperial College London.

Jane is Visiting Professor of Global Women’s Health at the University of Oxford. Previously, she was a Research Fellow at college and a Senior Fellow in Perinatal Health, Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford, and a Senior Research Associate at George Institute for Global Health.

In 2021, she was awarded the title of Associate Professor at the University of Oxford and also holds a UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowship.

Professor Hirst is a consultant obstetrician and Principal Investigator (PI) who leads a diverse global program of work to improve the lifelong health of mothers and babies, focusing on pregnant women living with diabetes.

The overarching aim of Professor Hirst’s research programme is to develop novel solutions to improve pregnancy care delivery, including the integration of non-communicable disease prevention strategies into maternity services and the use of novel digital technologies to strengthen health systems.