RESEARCH INTERESTS: Midwifery experiences of complicated pregnancies, client decision making regarding place of birth, nutrition and exercise during pregnancy, stillbirth, interprofessional working and learning
Area of Expertise: Inter-professionalism; Collaborative Working; Midwifery Education
905-525-9140 ext. 21596
Dr. Beth Murray-Davis is an Assistant Professor in the Midwifery Education Program and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her qualifications include a BA in Sociology (Guelph), a BHSc in Midwifery (McMaster), a MA in Health Profession Education (University of Toronto), and a PhD in Primary Health Care (University of Sheffield).
She holds a Hamilton Health Sciences Early Career Award, and is a co-PI for a CIHR Clinician Investigator Team Grant examining Non Communicable Diseases in Obstetrics. Her current research interests include pregnant peoples experiences of healthy nutrition and exercise during pregnancy and postpartum, fetal movement awareness, midwifery experiences of caring for complicated pregnancies, client and health care provider experiences of alternative models of practice for midwives, and client decision making about place of birth.
Dr. Murray-Davis has worked as a midwife with the Community Midwives of Hamilton since 2003. She is a recognized leader in research, education, and practice within the midwifery profession. She has contributed to the growth of the profession of midwifery through research capacity building, mentoring midwives, conducting and disseminating research, and she has led interprofessional teams of health care providers in various research and educational innovations such as the writing of the first Canadian midwifery textbook.
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).
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 26654
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