Helen Murphy is a Professor of Medicine (Diabetes and Antenatal Care) at the University of East Anglia and Professor of Womens Health at Kings College London. She is also an Honorary Consultant Physician at Cambridge University NHS Foundation Trust since 2006.
Prof. Murphy runs a diabetes pregnancy research programme which aims to improve the glucose control and infant health outcomes of pregnant women with diabetes. Her research interests include improving access to preconception care. developing novel continuous glucose monitoring and artificial pancreas technologies and the role of maternal dietary intake in gestational diabetes. She supervises higher degree students from diabetes & endocrinology. clinical biochemistry and obstetrics & gynaecology. Her research is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Diabetes UK. Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF). and European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).