Dr Greenlees is currently working on a project analyzing the development of western antenatal care. Initial funding was granted by a Wellcome Trust Seed Award, where she collaborated with Poverty Alliance to co-produce histories of women living on low incomes.
She is Co-Director of the Centre for the Social History of Health (CSHHH), a research collaboration with colleagues at the University of Strathclyde In addition to membership of the Yunus Centre for Social Business, where she worked with Gillian Murray on the CommonHealth Project, she is also a member of SPIRU (the Scottish Poverty Information Research Unit). She is a member of the ESRC Social Science Peer Review College and serves on the Queen’s Nursing Institute of Scotland History Committee. Dr Greenlees is committed to engaging with the public about history and recently collaborated with South Lanarkshire Council on a Heritage Lottery Funded Project ‘Pits, Ponies, People and Stories’ where she led GCU students in developing teachers’ materials on mining in South Lanarkshire. She has also led or co-led public history events as part of the Glasgow City of Science and the ESRC Festival of Social Science. Committed to postgraduate training, Dr Greenlees has also developed several training workshops for health history postgraduates. She is also a Senior Fellow of the HEA.