Ms Sarah Moxon
BNurs DICHC MPH
Sarah is a PhD candidate and research fellow in Professor Joy Lawn’s team in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology where she provides research and technical support to the Every Newborn Action Plan and Saving Newborn Lives project. Her current work, and her PhD, is focused on improving the quality of care for small and sick newborns and developing the associated metrics for monitoring these programmes.
Sarah has a degree in nursing from the University of Manchester and worked as a neonatal nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children and Homerton University Hospital neonatal intensive care in London. Sarah began to develop her career in global health through studying a diploma in International Community Health Care and a Masters in Public Health at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the University of Liverpool.
Sarah has worked in Nicaragua, Argentina, Libya, Malawi, Uganda and South Sudan on a variety of maternal, newborn and child health and HIV programmes. Sarah has a special interest in health systems, newborn health in complex settings and has experience working in conflict and humanitarian crises. In the last few years, she has focused especially on evaluations of child survival programmes and facility based assessment of quality of care for women, children and newborns.
Sarah teaches on Current Issues in Safe Motherhood on the MSc in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research where she also acts as a personal tutor.
Sarah also teaches practical sessions on neonatal care on the Professional Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene