Dr Elizabeth Stenhouse

Dr Elizabeth Stenhouse




Professional Qualification

1978 Registered Nurse
1979 Registered Midwife
1985 Advanced Diploma in Midwifery
1996 ENB 901 Family Planning in Society
2000 ENB 928 Diabetes Nursing

Higher Education

Doctor of Philosophy
Peninsula Medical School
Universities of Exeter and Plymouth

Master of Science in Social Research
University of Plymouth

Post Graduate Certificate in the Education of Adults
University of Surrey

Professional membership

Member of:
Royal College of Midwives
Diabetes UK

Teaching interests

Research methods and methodology, critical evaluation of the evidence, diabetes in pregnancy and infant feeding in this specialist group, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

Research interests

My research focuses on:

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) incidence prevalence and long term consequences of this condition on future health of mother and child 

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and its effects on maternal and child health pregnancy and birth outcome


Grants & contracts

06/2008 – 12/2008
Stenhouse E Letherby G Millward A
An exploration of Mother/Daughter Relationships during Pregnancy and the Transition to Motherhood of Women with Pre Existing Diabetes
Diabetes UK Small Grant

10/1999 – 12/2004
Stenhouse E, Wright DE, Hattersley AT, Millward BA
The Effect of Maternal Glycaemia in Pregnancy on Birth Weight, Infant, and Childhood Growth. A Study Using Routinely Collected Data.
NHS South and West Executive, Research and Development.
£116,622.00 (Research Studentship)

05/2004 – 05/2005
Millward BA, Stenhouse E
Diabetes in Pregnancy Mother and Baby Study (DIPMAB)
Tekeda Educational Grant

Stenhouse E, Millward BA
Does Maternal Glycaemia in Pregnancy Alter The Early Growth Of Her Children
Novo Nordisk Diabetes Research Fund Project Grant
£1050.00 (Clinical Project Grant)

Stenhouse E, Zhao HX, Millward BA
The Cornwall and Plymouth Children’s Diabetes Register
The Earlybird Diabetes Trust

Additional information

Academic Peer Review Responsibilities
reviewer for:
Diabetic Medicine
Journal of Child Health Care

Evidence Based Midwifery
Journal of Advanced Nursing

Journal of Clinical Nursing