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WIRF is one of Australia's leading organisations that is dedicated to improving the health of women and infants.

Narisha Pendal

Narisha Pendal

Midwife Researcher
  • Narisha graduated as a Nurse in 1994 and worked in a variety of medical and surgical nursing environments including in Perth and in London. She trained as a midwife in 2005/2006 at Osborne Park Hospital and has worked as a midwife since this time.

    In 2011, she joined SWIH and WIRF as a midwife researcher to work on the International Preterm Genome Project and since that time has worked on a number of large research projects.

    Her role as a midwife researcher is to coordinate the recruitment of participants and the collection of specimens as well as coordinating the day-to-day running of clinical trials.
    • International Preterm Genome Project (2011-2015)
    • Preterm Genome Family Study (2014-2015)
    • PPROMT Trial (2011 – 2014)
    • Better Health with Aboriginal Health Workers Study (2015 – 2016)
    • feMMe Trial (2016 – current)
    • Predict1000 Vaginal Biomarkers Study (2015 – current)
    • Predict 1000 Vaginal Biomarkers Study
    • feMME Trial Gynae-oncology project
  • Registered Nurse – Bachelor of Science Curtin University, 1994
    Registered Midwife – Postgraduate Diploma Midwifery, 2006
For over 40 years, WIRF has conducted and supported research to improve the health of women and infants.

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Women and Infants Research Foundation
Carson House, King Edward Memorial Hospital
374 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA 6008

Telephone: 08 6458 1437
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Email: info@wirf.com.au

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