Maggie is a Senior Investigator Fellow. She has a PhD in Medical Science, qualifications in Specialist Nursing(diabetes), Medical Education, Genetic Counselling and Genomic Medicine. She is Consultant Nurse for Monogenic Diabetes and Associate Director for Nursing Research (Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust) and Honorary Clinical Professor of monogenic diabetes (University of Exeter). She was an NIHR70@70 Senior Nurse Research Leader (2019-22).

Maggie has >145 publications and was the first nurse awarded the Arnold Bloom lecture (2019). She was one of the Women in Global Health’s 100+ Outstanding Nurses and Midwives 2020, was awarded a prestigious Florence Nightingale Foundation Leadership scholarship (2022) and was the winner of the Aster Guardians Global Nursing award (2023).

Her research in monogenic diabetes has focused predominantly on the impact of a genetic diagnosis and treatment change in these conditions . Her work spans many forms of monogenic diabetes and has included ensuring the correct diagnosis through systematic screening of individuals diagnosed <30yrs and education of health care professionals across the world through virtual training.

Her role combines clinical care and advice for those with monogenic diabetes with both qualitative and quantitative research and international educational initiatives. A recent endeavour includes a series of podcasts to raise awareness of monogenic diabetes