Welcome to the
Trusting Birth Summit
with Hannah Dahlen
Hannah Dahlen is the Professor of Midwifery, Discipline Leader of Midwifery and Associate Dean (Research and Higher Degree Research) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University.
She has been a midwife for more than 30 years. She is one of the first midwives in Australia to gain Eligibility and access to a Medicare provider number following government reforms in 2010. Hannah has over 250 papers and book chapters and has strong national and international research partnerships. Hannah is the lead investigator of the Australian Birth in the Time of COVID-19 (BITTOC) study.
In 2019 Hannah was awarded a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia (General Division) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for her significant services to midwifery, nursing and medical education and research. In November 2012 Hannah was named in the Sydney Morning Herald’s list of 100 “people who change our city for the better” and named as one of the leading “science and knowledge thinkers” for 2012.