Recent News

  • Midwifery bursary named for first two assistant deans

    October 10, 2018
    • Midwifery Education Program
    • MODR
    Eileen Hutton retired as assistant dean of McMaster’s midwifery program in July, but the professor emeritus has left more than a legacy of research and education excellence.
  • The Crown Point Family Health Centre

    September 18, 2018
    • Midwifery Education Program
    Kate Demers is a past graduate of the McMaster Midwifery Education Program, a practicing midwife at Community Midwives of Hamilton, and an Assistant Professor who is teaching Midwifery the Profession this fall. Kate is also an instructor for the NRP and FHSL courses the MEP offers to students, community midwives and other health professionals. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Kate has recently become involved in an MEP partnership with the Crown Point Family Health Centre in Hamilton in a lead role.
  • Liz Darling named assistant dean of midwifery

    July 31, 2018
    • Midwifery Education Program
    A McMaster-trained midwife has been appointed the assistant dean of the Midwifery Education Program of the Faculty of Health Sciences. Liz Darling is an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology. She is also an adjunct scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and holds an associate appointment in the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact. Her five-year term starts on July 1, 2018.
  • Advancing Midwifery in Canada

    June 4, 2018
    • Midwifery Education Program
    An initiative led by McMaster University professors has received a $100,000 grant to develop training for midwives in Pakistan. [...]
  • McMaster's Eileen Hutton first midwife inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

    September 18, 2017 by Tina Depko
    • Midwifery Education Program
    Eileen Hutton, assistant dean of midwifery at McMaster University, is the first midwife to be inducted as a Fellow into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS).