Isobel is a British midwife with over 11 years’ experience and has worked in the UK and internationally. In the UK she has worked in both the hospital and community settings. Her international work has been in low resource and remote settings in both Kenya and Panama. The mission work she does is both clinical and educational. Isobel has worked with Floating Doctors for over two years now. During this time she has championed the development of additional maternal health resources in Bocas Del Toro and wrote many of the comprehensive guidelines.
Isobel has expertise in home-birth, advanced neonatal resuscitation, birth in the rural setting and Global Maternal Health. She is currently a full-time employee of Floating Doctors and is carrying out a research project into breastfeeding barriers and support in resource-poor settings. She is excited to support the University of Minnesota during their CME course in Panama by teaching the lectures on Global Maternal Health and Birth in the Rural Setting. In addition to the lectures, she provides hands-on emergency obstetric training during practical training sessions.