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  • Manitoba midwifery students mark special convocation at McMaster

    May 28, 2019
    • Midwifery Education Program
    • News Article
    When the Bachelor of Health Sciences degrees in midwifery are conferred at McMaster University today, there will be 12 special graduates from Manitoba.
  • Dr Hutton awarded the sixth annual Mohide Lectureship Award

    May 10, 2019
    • Midwifery Education Program
    Dr. Hutton was recently awarded the sixth annual Mohide Lectureship Award. Dr. Hutton’s paper entitled “Urinary stress incontinence and other maternal outcomes 2 years after caesarean or vaginal birth for twin pregnancy: a multicentre randomised trial” was selected for this award.
  • Is a home birth as safe as a hospital birth

    May 6, 2019
    • Midwifery Education Program
  • Laura Banfield, Librarian, Health Sciences Library

    January 21, 2019
    • Midwifery Education Program
  • Hutton family, friends bursary helping midwifery students survive financially

    December 6, 2018
    • Midwifery Education Program
    The Globe and Mail: The gift: $500,000 The cause: McMaster University The reason: To fund bursaries for students in the midwifery education program When Eileen Hutton retired as the assistant dean of McMaster University’s midwifery program last July, she was determined to do something to help students afford their education. The gift: $500,000 The cause: McMaster University The reason: To fund bursaries for students in the midwifery education program When Eileen Hutton retired as the assistant dean of McMaster University’s midwifery program last July, she was determined to do something to help students afford their education.
  • The Hutton-Kaufman Midwifery Bursary

    December 6, 2018
    • Midwifery Education Program
  • 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).