Dr Hollowell's research interests include maternal health and inequalities in infant mortality. She was lead researcher for the Birthplace national prospective cohort study which evaluated the safety of birth in different settings and is currently leading a follow-on secondary analysis of the Birthplace data. She was previously project manager for the Inequalities in Infant Mortality project and has an ongoing research interest in ethnic variations in infant mortality.
- Home births
- Birth centres/Midwifery Units
- Safety of birth/birth outcomes
- Caesarean section
- Midwifery care in labour
- Pain relief during labour
- Infant mortality in the UK, particularly ethnic disparities in infant mortality
Dr Hollowell has extensive media experience including print and broadcast media, as well as press briefings.