A medical graduate from Edinburgh University, Brenda undertook core training in London where she also obtained her PhD in cardiovascular biology in pregnancy.
She completed advanced specialty training in Oxford and was appointed consultant in 2012. Brenda is clinical lead for Maternity Safety and in addition has an interest in migrant women’s health. She founded and leads the Oxford Rose Clinic, a specialist service for women and girls with FGM, is a member of Oxford Refugee Health Initiative and the Health Access Group at Asylum Welcome. She is also a member of Oxford University Hospitals Clinical Ethics Advisory Committee.