Hamilton Health Sciences Early Career Award (2014)
Hamilton Health Sciences New Investigator Fund (2012)
Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Alan Blizzard Award (2012)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Strategic Training Fellowship (2010)
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Award (2008)
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Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Murray-Davis B, McVittie J, Barrett JF, Hutton EK; Twin Birth Study Collaborative Group. Exploring Women’s Preferences for the Mode of Delivery in Twin Gestations: Results of the Twin Birth Study. Birth. 2016 Dec 43(4):285-292.
  2. Gray M, Malott A, Murray Davis B, Sandor C. A scoping review of how new midwifery practitioners transition to practice in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United Kingdom and The Netherlands. Midwifery. 2016 Nov;42:74‐79.
  3. Melamed N, Ray JG, Geary M, Bedard D, Yang C, Sprague A, Murray-Davis B, Barrett J, Berger H. Induction of labor before 40 weeks is associated with lower rate of cesarean delivery in women with gestational diabetes mellitus. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Mar;214(3):364.e1-8.
  4. Murray-Davis B, McDonald H, Cross-Sudworth F, Ahmed R, Thorpe J, Gardosi J, Hutton EK, McDonald S. Implementation of an Interprofessional Team Review of Adverse Events in Obstetrics Using a Standardized Computer Tool. A Mixed Methods Study. JOGC (2016) 38(2):168-176.
  5. Murray-Davis B, McConnell M, Malott AM, Mueller V, Shaw E, Solomon P. Evaluating the impact of the Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) course on learners perceptions of the own and other’s professions. Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice (2016) 15(2):28-37.
  6. Murray-Davis B, McDonald H, Cross-Sudworth F, Ahmed R, Thorpe J, Gardosi J, Hutton EK, McDonald S. Is a Standardized Computer Tool an Effective Strategy for Root Cause Analysis of Adverse Outcomes in Obstetrics? JOGC (2015) 37(8):728-35.
  7. Murray-Davis B, McDonald H, Cross-Sudworth F, Ahmed R, Simioni J, Dore S, Marrin M, DeSantis J, Leyland N, Gardosi J, Hutton E, McDonald S. Learning from Adverse Events in Obstetrics: Is a Standardized Computer Tool an Effective Strategy for Root Cause Analysis? J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2015 Aug;37(8):728-35.
  8. Murray-Davis B, McDonald H, Reitsma A, Coubrough M, Hutton E. Deciding on home or hospital birth: results of the Ontario Choice of Birthplace Survey. Midwifery. 2014 Jul;30(7):869-76. doi: 10.1016/j.midw.2014.01.008. Epub 2014 Feb 7.
  9. Murray-Davis B, Marshall M, Gordon F. Becoming an interprofessional practitioner: factors promoting the application of pre-qualification learning to professional practice in maternity care. J Interprof Care. 2014 Jan;28(1):8-14. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2013.820690. Epub 2013 Aug 5.
  10. Murray-Davis B, McNiven P, McDonald H, Malott A, Elarar L, Hutton EK. Why home birth? A qualitative study exploring women’s decision making about place of birth in two Canadian Provinces. Midwifery. In Press. 2012 Oct;28(5):576-81.
  11. Murray-Davis B., Solomon P, Marshall D, Malott A, Mueller V, Shaw E, Dore K, Burns S. A Team Observed Structured Clinical Encounter (TOSCE) for pre-licensure learners in maternity care: A short report of the development of an assessment tool. Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education. In Press.
  12. Murray-Davis B, Marion A, Malott A, Reitsma A, Hutton EK.Women’s experiences of participating in the Early External Cephalic Version 2 (EECV2) Trial.  Birth. (2012), 39(1), 1-9. Early online.
  13. Murray-Davis B, Marshall M, Gordon F. From school to work: promoting the application of pre-qualification interprofessional education in the clinical workplace. Nurse Education in Practice. (2011) Nov 14 epub.
  14. Murray-Davis B, Marshall M, Gordon F. What do midwives think about interprofessional working and learning?Midwifery. (2011), 27(3), 376-381.
  15. Malott AM, Murray-Davis B, McDonald H, Hutton E. Midwifery Care in Eight Industrialized Countries: How Does Canadian Midwifery Compare? Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Canada. (2009) 31 (10): 974-980.
  16. Murray-Davis B, Soltani H, Wilkins H. Using a Childbirth Simulator in Midwifery Education. British Journal of Midwifery.(2009) 17(4): 234-238.
  17. Murray-Davis B. How authoritative texts reinforce the medical model of birth. British Journal of Midwifery. (2008) 16(4): 212-217.
  18. Murray-Davis B. Women’s experiences of consultation: negotiating conflicting models of birth. Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice. (2008) 7(2): 22-30.
  19. Murray-Davis B. Optimal timing of cord clamping: a commentary on recent evidence. Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice. (2007) 6(3): 42-43.

Published abstracts

  1. Murray-Davis, B. Exploring How IPE Training Influences Future Professional Practice. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Canada. (2010) 32(1): 78.

Books

  1. Murray-Davis B, Wainman B. Pharmacology Revealed. Interactive clinical e-book. 2014. Available athttps://gumroad.com/bcw.
  2. Murray-Davis B, Wainman B. Physical Assessment of the Well Woman and Newborn. Interactive clinical e-book. 2014. Available at https://gumroad.com/bcw.
  3. Murray-Davis, B. Interprofessional working in maternity care: how professional relationships influence the experiences of women. (2008) VDM Verlag: Germany.

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Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Beth_Murray-Davis/publications

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Beth Murray Davis, RM, BA, BHSC, MA PhD
Associate Professor

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Dr. Beth Murray-Davis is a registered midwife who holds a BA in Sociology (University of Guelph, 1999), a BHSc in Midwifery (McMaster University, 2003), a MA in Health Profession Education (University of Toronto, OISE, 2006) and a PhD in Primary Health Care (University of Sheffield, 2010).

Dr. Murray-Davis has been involved with midwifery teaching at McMaster since 2008. Her teaching focuses on midwifery clinical skills and critical appraisal of research. Prior to working at McMaster she was a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery at Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, UK. She continues to maintain her clinical practice as a midwife with the Community Midwives of Hamilton.

She has received academic awards including: the Hamilton Health Sciences New Investigator Fund (2012); the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Alan Blizzard Award (2012); a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Strategic Training Fellowship (2010); and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Award (2008).