Dr. Deanna Gibbs

Deanna has worked predominantly in acute paediatric settings, with a specific focus in neonatal intensive care since 1994. Dr. Gibbs has worked across a variety of acute paediatric and neonatal settings in Australia, Ireland and the United Kingdom. In her role as Director of Clinical Research for Neonates and Children (Nursing & AHP) at Barts Health NHS Trust, Dr. Gibbs’ research program explores parent-infant co-occupations in neonatal intensive care and the facilitation of family-centered developmental care. Dr. Gibbs is a honorary senior lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, a trainer in the Newborn Behavioural Observations (NBO) and Neonatal Behavioural Assessment Scale (NBAS) for The Brazelton Centre of Great Britain and serves as an international representative for the Neonatal Therapy Certification Board.