Faculty & Staff

Faculty

Liz Darling

PhD
Faculty
Midwifery Education Program
Elizabeth Darling
Director/Assistant Dean, Midwifery
Associate Professor
RESEARCH INTERESTS: midwifery services; health disparities; access to care; midwifery scope of practice; health care service implementation; health policy; perinatal health surveillance/epidemiology

905-525-9140 ext. 21597
darlinek@mcmaster.ca


Kate Demers

MMid
Faculty
Midwifery Education Program
Kate Demers
Assistant Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 26654
kdemers@mcmaster.ca

Amy Gillgrass

PhD
Medicine, Clinical Immunology & Allergy, McMaster Immunology Research Centre
Amy Gillgass
Assistant Professor

RESEARCH INTERESTS: HIV, Tuberculosis, Humanized mice, immunology, vaccines, animal models of disease.

905-525-9140 ext. 25133
gillgra@mcmaster.ca


Eileen K. Hutton

PhD
Faculty
Midwifery Education Program
Eileen Hutton
Professor Emeritus
Centre Scientist, MMRC
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Maternal Child outcomes, intrapartum and early childhood exposures and development of the gut microbiome


huttone@mcmaster.ca


Derek Lobb

PhD
Faculty
Midwifery Education Program
Derek Lobb
Associate Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 22482
lobbd@mcmaster.ca


Anne M. Malott

PhD
Faculty
Midwifery Education Program
Anne Mallot
Associate Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 26658
malotta@mcmaster.ca


Helen McDonald

MHSC
Faculty
Midwifery Education Program
Helen Mcdonald
Associate Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 26657
mcdonal@mcmaster.ca


Patricia McNiven

MSc, PhD, RM
Faculty
Midwifery Education Program
Patricia Mcniven
Associate Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 26654
mcnivenp@mcmaster.ca


Beth Murray-Davis

PhD
Faculty
Midwifery Education Program
Beth Murray Davis
Associate Professor
Scientific Director, MMRC

Area of Expertise: Inter-professionalism; Collaborative Working; Midwifery Education

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Midwifery experiences of complicated pregnancies, client decision making regarding place of birth, nutrition and exercise during pregnancy, stillbirth, interprofessional working and learning

905-525-9140 ext. 21596
bmurray@mcmaster.ca


Kathi Wilson

BA, BHSc, MSc, RM
Faculty
Midwifery Education Program
Kath Wilson
Assistant Professor

905-525-9140 ext. 26654
wilsonak@mcmaster.ca

Faculty & Staff

Staff

Aaron Allen

Staff
Midwifery Education Program
Aaron Allen
Admissions / Program Curriculum Assistant

905-525-9140 ext. 26663
allenaa@mcmaster.ca

Saadia Israr

MMI
Staff
Midwifery Education Program
Saadia Israr
Program Manager, Midwifery Education Program

905-525-9140 ext. 26652
israr@mcmaster.ca

Alfonse Otis Kryzanauskas

Staff
Midwifery Education Program
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Administrative Assistant
IPP Placement Coordinator (GOA)


kryzanao@mcmaster.ca

Ossian MacEachern

Staff
Midwifery Education Program
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Administrative Assistant

905-525-9140 ext. 26654
maceacho@mcmaster.ca

Leena Qureshi

Staff
Midwifery Education Program
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Administrative Assistant


qureshil@mcmaster.ca

Martha Sharpe

Staff
Midwifery Education Program
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Placement Coordinator


Jacklin Weatherill

Staff
Midwifery Education Program
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Administrative Assistant
Curriculum Support


weathejo@mcmaster.ca

Faculty & Staff

Sessional Instructors

Mona Abdel-Fattah

BHSc, RM
Midwifery
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Adjunct Scientist
RESEARCH INTERESTS: international midwifery


abdelfm@mcmaster.ca


Kelly Armstrong

Midwifery Education Program
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Sessional Instructor


Kristy Bourret

Midwifery Education Program
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Sessional Instructor


bourretk@mcmaster.ca

Elizabeth Brandeis

Midwifery Education Program
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Sessional Instructor


brandeis@mcmaster.ca

Aimee Carbonneau

Midwifery Education Program
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Sessional Instructor


Buffy Fulton-Breathat

Midwifery Education Program
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Sessional Instructor


fultonbe@mcmaster.ca

Jennifer Goldberg

Midwifery Education Program
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Sessional Instructor


Samim Hasham

B.Sc. Pharm (Hons), MMngt, CDE, PharmD
Midwifery Education Program
Samim Hasham
Sessional Instructor


Ashley Keen

Midwifery Education Program
Ashley Keen
Sessional Instructor


Sandy Knight

Midwifery Education Program
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Sessional Instructor


Jennifer McVittie

Midwifery Education Program
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Sessional Instructor


Rebecca Plett

Midwifery Education Program
Rebecca Plett
Sessional Instructor


Claire Ramlogan-Salanga

BComm, BHSc, RM, MScHEd (candidate)
Midwifery Education Program
Claire Ramlogan-Salanga
Sessional Instructor, MEP, Fellow, MMRC
Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct), Family Medicine; Chair of Council at the College of Midwives of Ontario; Founding member of the Equity Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Canadian Midwifery Regulator Council
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Health education, social justice education reform, intersectional approaches to research design and health equity


ramlogac@mcmaster.ca


Christine Sandor

BSc, BHSc, MSc, RM
Midwifery Education Program
Christine Sander
Sessional Instructor, MEP; Adjunct Scientist, MMRC
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Transition to clinical practice, mentorship, midwifery education


sandor@mcmaster.ca

Faculty & Staff

Researchers

Rashid Ahmed

BScH, MSc
Researcher
Midwifery
Rashid Ahmed
Research Coordinator

905-525-9140 ext. 21337
rashid@mcmaster.ca

Riley Easterbrook

BA(Hons), MSc
Researcher
Midwifery
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Research Coordinator

905-525-9140 ext. 22146
easter1@mcmaster.ca

Lindsay Grenier

BSc, MA
Researcher
Midwifery
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Research Coordinator

905-525-9140 ext. 21866
grenierl@mcmaster.ca

Jen Li

BScH, MSc
Researcher
Midwifery
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Research Coordinator

905-525-9140 ext. 22146
li736@mcmaster.ca

Julia Simioni

BScH, MSc
Researcher
Midwifery
Julia Simioni
Research Coordinator

905-525-9140 ext. 22146
simioni@mcmaster.ca

Faculty & Staff

Committees

Management Committee (consortium)

Purpose: The management committee oversees the management of the Program. It develops and approves policies as recommended by the standing committees and administrative staff. When necessary, it will seek the approval of the Universities on policies and procedures.

Chair: Liz Darling

Staff Member: Saadia Israr

Student Member: Level 4 Student

 

Placement Committee (consortium)

Purpose: The placement committee is a standing committee of the MEP Consortium, and is responsible for the ongoing review and coordination of student midwifery placements across the three sites.

Faculty Member: Patty McNiven

Staff Member: Saadia Israr; Aaron Allen, Kim Pusung

 

Curriculum Committee (Local)

Purpose: The curriculum committee reviews and approves course descriptions and outlines. It recommends changes to course content, course stream, unit/credit weighting and grading policies.

Chairs: Anne Malott, Kate Demers

Student Members: Level 2 Student; Level 3 Student

 

Academic Review Committee (consortium)

Purpose: The academic review committee reviews and makes decisions concerning students progress, academic standing, withdrawals, leaves of absence and readmission to the program. To protect students’ rights to privacy and confidentiality, this committee will consist of Program Faculty and Program Administrators.

Faculty Member: Helen McDonald

Staff Member: Saadia Israr

Invited Members: Course Coordinators 

 

McMaster Midwifery Admissions Committee (local)

Purpose: The admissions committee is responsible for reviewing the admissions policies and procedures.

Chair: Kathi Wilson

Faculty Members: Beth Murray-Davis

Staff Member: Aaron Allen; Claire Ramlogan-Salanga

Student Members: Level 3 Student, Level 3 Student

External Members: Allison Virtue; Nikki George 

 

McMaster Anti-Racist Action Committee (consortium)

Members: Claire Ramlogan-Salanga; Saadia Israr

 

MEP EDI Advisory Committee (Local)

Purpose: The EDI advisory committee provides strategic advice to the McMaster Midwifery Education Program (MEP) on matters relating to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Specifically, the advisory committee helps identify potential areas of growth, relevance of projects to stakeholder needs, and provides strategic direction on program evaluation and review.

Chair: Liz Darling

Staff Member: Saadia Israr, Claire Ramlogan-Salanga; Mei-Ju Shih (Student Accessibility Services)

External Members: Feben Aseffa; Allison Virtue, Simone Griffith, Ana Maria Barillas, Disha

Student Members: Level 3 Student




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