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)
Coming Soon
  1. i) Peer Reviewed Journals

-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 Jun 20.

-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. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.12.021.

-Murray-Davis B, McDonald H, Cross-Sudworth F, Dore S, Marrin M, DeSantis J, Sabatino L, DeFrance B, Leyland N, Gardosi J, Hutton E, McDonald S. Implementation of an Interprofessional Team Review of Adverse Events in Obstetrics Using a Standardized Computer Tool: A Mixed Methods Study. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2016 Feb;38(2):168-76.

-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.

-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.

-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.

-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.

-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.

-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.

-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.


iii) Books

Murray-Davis B, Wainman B. Pharmacology Revealed. Interactive clinical e-book. 2014. Available athttps://gumroad.com/bcw.

Murray-Davis B, Wainman B. Physical Assessment of the Well Woman and Newborn. Interactive clinical e-book. 2014. Available at https://gumroad.com/bcw.

Murray-Davis, B. Interprofessional working in maternity care: how professional relationships influence the experiences of women. (2008) VDM Verlag: Germany.

Beth Murray Davis, RM PhD
Associate Professor



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). Her research interests include interprofessional education, collaborative working, midwifery education, patient safety and qualitative methods.
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.