2021 was another year of pivoting, adapting and transitioning. Throughout this past year, our team of students, fellows, faculty and staff have continued to push and produce quality research to improve the midwifery research landscape. 

We've rounded up our presentations and publications from 2021 here.


Presentations
  • 2021 Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada:
    • Tonya MacDonald (supervised by Liz Darling) presented their work on the study, "Maternal-newborn outcomes in rural Haiti: an interrupted time series study."
    • Laura Schummers presented their work on the study (co-led with Liz Darling), "Abortion utilization and safety when mifepristone is available without regulations restricting practice? A population-based study using linked health administrative data from Canada." Laura was virtually presented as a “Best of Three” Oral Presentation. 
  • 32nd International Confederation of Midwives Congress:
    • Liz Darling presented their work on the study, "Non-indicated transfers of care from midwives to physicians in Ontario, Canada."
  • Canadian Association of Health Services and Policy Research:
    • Liz Darling presented their work on the study, "Lessons learned from the implementation of Canada’s first alongside midwifery unit: A explanatory case study."
  •  Norman Education Research Day:
    • Bronte Johnston (supervised by Beth Murray-Davis) presented their work on the study, "Evaluation of Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Training for Midwives."
  • Association of Ontario Midwives Research Symposium:
    • Bronte Johnston (supervised by Beth Murray-Davis) presented their work on the study, "Evaluation of Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Training for Midwives."
  • Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting:
    • Bronte Johnston (supervised by Beth Murray-Davis) presented their work on the study, "Evaluation of Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Training for Midwives."
  • Global Affairs Canada, Ideas Symposium Policy Presentation:
    • Cristina Mattison and Kirsty Bourret (MMRC Fellows) presented their work on the study, "Investing in midwifery associations to strengthen midwifery services to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights: A policy brief for grounding the Feminist International Assistance Policy in evidence."

Publications

Health Services, Population Health & Access to Care

Health Outcomes


Interprofessional Education



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