Personal profile


Dr Helen Hall is a senior lecturer, registered nurse and midwife. She has research and clinical experience spanning 30 years in a variety of hospital and community based settings. Helen has been involved with the education of midwives for the past ten years and is currently the Head of Nursing and Midwifery at the Peninsula campus.

Helen holds a PhD and a Masters in Midwifery (both from Monash University). Her research interests revolve around her work in maternity care with a focus on the use of integrative medical approaches. Helen holds a research fellowship with the Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM). Helen is particularly committed to education and research that improves the health outcomes of vulnerable populations.

Research Interests

Helen is interested in working with researchers and students with a qualitative or mixed methods approach in any area of women's health or integrative medicine.

Supervision Accreditation 

  • Level 1 accreditation


Semester 1

  • MID2010 - Being with birthing women

Semester 2

  • MID1000- Introduction to midwifery

Professional Affiliations

  • Australian College of Midwives(ACM)
  • MIDAC (Midwifery Academics; Victoria)
  • Australian College of Nurses

External positions

Adjunct appointment: College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University

27 Dec 2014 → …

Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM)

1 Oct 2014 → …


  • Complementary medicine
  • Women's Health
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Mindfulness
  • Breastfeeding
  • Refugee Health

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Projects 2010 2018

Research Output 2008 2018

Nurses' communication regarding patients' use of complementary and alternative medicine

Hall, H., Brosnan, C., Frawley, J., Wardle, J., Collins, M. & Leach, M. 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Collegian. 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access

Complementary medicine for Women’s Healthcare

Hall, H. 2017 Biopsychosocial Factors in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Edozien , L. & O'Brien, S. (eds.). Cambridge University Press

Research output: Other - peer-reviewChapter (Book)

Effects of mindfulness on maternal stress, depressive symptoms and awareness of present moment experience: A pilot randomised trial

Beattie, J., Hall, H., Biro, M. A., East, C. & Lau, R. 1 Jul 2017 In : Midwifery. 50, p. 174-183 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Health care utilisation of women who experience pregnancy-related reflux, nausea and/or vomiting

Frawley, J., Hall, H. G., Adams, J. & Sibbritt, D. 2017 In : The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. 30, 16, p. 1938-1943 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Activities 2007 2019

International Congress for Complementary & Integrative Medicine Research (ICCMR), Brisbane, 2019

Hall, H. G. (Member of programme committee)
2019 → …

Activity: Contribution to conference

15th World Congress on Public Health

Hall, H. G. (Speaker)
3 Apr 20177 Apr 2017

Activity: Contribution to conference

Massage and Myotherapy Australia (MMA). Towards Excellence. 2017 National Conference.

Hall, H. G. (Keynote/plenary speaker)
27 May 2017

Activity: Contribution to conference

Collegian (Journal)

Hall, H. G. (Associate editor)
2016 → …

Activity: Editorial responsibility