Beth 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, 2006) and a PhD in Primary Health Care (University of Sheffield, 2010).
Commitment to Midwifery Practice
In addition to her work as a Registered Midwife, Beth holds a full time faculty position at McMaster University as an Associate Professor in the Midwifery Education Program. Her research interests include interprofessional education and practice, midwifery education, patient safety and qualitative methods. Beth is the Chair of the Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) Midwifery Research Working Group, and a member of the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) Maternal Newborn Advisory Committee. Beth is passionate about the growth of the midwifery profession through research capacity building, mentoring midwives, conducting and disseminating research, and improving interprofessional collaboration among teams of health care providers.
Off Call Time
When Beth isn’t working, you’ll find her hiking the Dundas valley with her family, planning trips, and catching up on Netflix!