Fiona Denison Death – Cause of Death: ‘Dedicated’ obstetrician and ‘gifted’ academic remembered for her kindness following her passing from COVID-19.
Fiona was a kind and compassionate doctor and an inspiring medical researcher who devoted her life to helping people have safe pregnancies and healthy babies.
According to an online obituary, Fiona Denison passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022, following a long and courageous battle with COVID.
Fiona was a Professor of Translational Obstetrics at the University of Edinburgh and Honorary Consultant Obstetrician at NHS Lothian.
“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Professor Fiona Denison, a dedicated obstetrician and gifted academic who made such a significant contribution to the Tommy’s mission of making the UK the safest place to give birth,” a post made via non-profit organisation, Tommy’s Facebook page read.
“She championed the health and wellbeing of women with high-risk pregnancies and helped many families to bring home a happy, healthy baby. As a member – and, later, Director – of the Tommy’s Edinburgh research centre, she contributed to and authored many academic studies and developed several medical devices designed to improve maternity outcomes for all.”
A statement made by Edinburgh Medical School and shared via Facebook read;
“We are deeply saddened at the passing of our much-loved colleague, Professor Fiona Denison.”
“Fiona was a huge part of our Medical School community having been an undergraduate, a postgraduate and, for the last near 20 years, a leading clinical academic in the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health.”
“Fiona touched many lives – as a caring clinician, an inspiring teacher and a passionate researcher. She was committed to translating research into clinical practice and her contributions have improved health outcomes for mothers and babies here in Scotland and beyond. Above all, she was a supportive colleague and friend. Her loss will be felt greatly by all who knew her and our thoughts are with her family.”