Hazel Ann Smith


Hazel Ann Smith (PhD)

Research Interests

Epidemiology, maternal and child health.


Hazel is an Adjunct Lecturer in Paediatrics, Trinity College Dublin and Adjunct Research Follow, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin.

Hazel is the co-author on the ‘The Whitehouse Report: Review of research nursing and midwifery structures, strategies and sharing of learning across the UK and Ireland in 2017.’ This report is the result of a project undertaken by Claire Whitehouse through the Florence Nightingale Foundation and sponsored by the Chief Nursing Officer for England, Jane Cummings.

Hazel is a published author in both medical and nursing journals, and for the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, is a reviewer for medical and nursing journals and an invited speaker (including for the World Health Organization). Hazel also develops and teaches research courses.

Hazel sits on the following committees:
– Research Committee of the IACRN
– UK Clinical Research Facilities Network (UK CRF)’s Theme 3 ‘Developing and sharing best practice for staff education, training and development’