Professor Gina Higginbottom

Gina Higginbottom

Professor Gina Marie Awoko Higginbottom MBE, BA (Hons), MA, Postgradip, PhD, RN, RM, RHV is Emeritus Professor, School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham and Co-Convener for the International Collaboration for Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR).

Professor Higginbottom works in ethnicity and health with a strong focus on international migration and maternity in the UK and Canada.

In Canada she held a Canada Research Chair in ethnicity and health at the University of Alberta.

Her teaching is focused on research methodologies and she has supervised many PhD students and post-doctoral fellows, four of whom are now professors themselves in Sweden, Pakistan and South Africa.

In 1998 she was awarded the MBE for services to young people and health promotion.