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Medical Anthropology PhD candidate, The University of Edinburgh

Amanda Hunter is a PhD candidate in Medical Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh, having previously studied at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She has also been working in Edinburgh as a birth doula since 2007 and has undertaken extensive training exploring childbirth-related issues during this period.


  • 2013–present
    Medical Anthropology Student (MScR), University of Edinburgh


  • 2003 
    McGill University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Anthropology


  • 2013
    Working with postpartum post-traumatic stress disorder: potential challenges for midwives and other health practitioners, MIDIRS Midwifery Digest