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Bio

Eileen Hutton has a B.Sc. in Nursing (Queen’s University, 1974), MScN in Parent Child Nursing (University of Toronto, 1985), a Certificate in Midwifery (Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences, 1993), and a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology (University of Toronto, 2003).

Hutton has received numerous academic awards including the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, Career Scholar (2004); a Canadian Institutes of Health Research, New Investigator Award (2004); and Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Research Fellowships (1998-02 and 2002-03). In June, 2006, she was presented with the Western Regional Award by the SOGC in recognition of her leadership in research and education.

She was an assistant clinical professor in the McMaster University Department of Family Medicine from 1993 to 2003, and from 2003 to 2006, an assistant professor at the University of British Columbia in the Division of Midwifery and the Child and Family Research Institute. She is now a Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Assistant Dean of the Midwifery Education Program. Prof. Hutton also served as Professor of Midwifery Sciences at Vrije University, Amsterdam from 2010 to 2015 on part-time secondment.

Hutton has held many positions in local, provincial and national organizations. As an appointed member of the Ontario Midwifery Education Curriculum Design Committee, Hutton was part of the team which made recommendations for the development of the Midwifery Education Program in Ontario, and provided the prototype for the University of British Columbia program.

She has been active in the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), playing a pivotal role in representing her profession as the first midwife associate member to Council, and the first midwife on the Advances in Labour and Risk Management (ALARM) committee. She is a past president of the Association of Ontario Midwives, and a founder and current co-editor of the Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice.

Hutton’s clinical experience is in obstetrical nursing and midwifery. Her research interest lies in clinical practice pertaining to normal childbirth with a particular focus on clinical trial methodology, transdisciplinary research and knowledge translation.

Featured Publications

  1. Stearns J, Morrison K, Holloway A, Surette M, Thabane L, McDonald H, Mousseau A, Schertzer J, Ratcliffe E, Simioni J, Gunn E, Hutton EK. The development of the gut microbiome after exposure to intrapartum antibiotics (IPA): The Baby & Mi prospective cohort Study. Poster presentation. Canadian National Perinatal Research Meeting. Banff, Alberta. February 10, 2016.
  2. Beuckens A, Rijnders M, Verburgt-Doeleman G, Rijninks-van Driel GC, Thorpe J, Hutton EK. An observational study of the success and complications of 2546 external cephalic versions in low-risk pregnant women performed by trained midwives. BJOG. 2016 Feb;123(3):415-23. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13234. Epub 2015 Feb 2.
  3. Hutton EK, Cappelletti A, Reitsma AH, Simioni J, Horne J, McGregor C, Ahmed RJ. Outcomes associated with planned place of birth among women with low-risk pregnancies. CMAJ. 2015 Dec 22. pii: cmaj.150564.
  4. Butler MM, Hutton EK, McNiven PS. Midwifery education in Canada. Midwifery. 2015 Dec 10. pii: S0266-6138
  5. Hall WA, Hutton E, Brant RF, Collet JP, Gregg K, Saunders R, Ipsiroglu O, Gafni A, Triolet K, Tse L, Bhagat R, Wooldridge J. A randomized controlled trial of an intervention for infants’ behavioral sleep problems. BMC Pediatr. 2015 Nov 13;15(1):181. doi: 10.1186/s12887-015-0492-7.
  6. Hutton EK, Hannah ME, Ross S, Joseph KS, Ohlsson A, Asztalos EV, Willan AR, Allen AC, Armson BA, Gafni A, Mangoff K, Sanchez JJ, Barrett JF; Twin Birth Study Collaborative Group. Maternal outcomes at 3 months after planned caesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for twin pregnancies in the Twin Birth Study: a randomised controlled trial. BJOG. 2015 Nov;122(12):1653-62.
  7. Hutton EK, Hofmeyr GJ, Dowswell T. External cephalic version for breech presentation before term. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Jul 29;7:CD000084.
  8. Magee LA, von Dadelszen P, Rey E, Ross S, Asztalos E, Murphy KE, Menzies J, Sanchez J, Singer J, Gafni A, Gruslin A, Helewa M, Hutton E, Lee SK, Lee T, Logan AG, Ganzevoort W, Welch R, Thornton JG, Moutquin JM. Less-tight versus tight control of hypertension in pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jan 29;372(5):407-17. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1404595.
  9. Hutton EK, Reitsma A, Thorpe J, Brunton G, Kaufman K. Protocol: systematic review and meta-analyses of birth outcomes for women who intend at the onset of labour to give birth at home compared to women of low obstetrical risk who intend to give birth in hospital. Syst Rev. 2014 May 29;3:55
  10. Barrett JF, Hannah ME, Hutton EK, Willan AR, Allen AC, Armson BA, Gafni A, Joseph KS, Mason D, Ohlsson A, Ross S, Sanchez JJ, Asztalos EV; Twin Birth Study Collaborative Group. A randomized trial of planned cesarean or vaginal delivery for twin pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct 3;369(14):1295-305. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1214939. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2013 Dec 12;369(24):2364
  11. Barrett JF, Hannah ME, Hutton EK, Willan AR, Allen AC, Armson BA, Gafni A, Joseph KS, Mason D, Ohlsson A, Ross S, Sanchez JJ, Asztalos EV; Twin Birth Study Collaborative Group. A randomized trial of planned cesarean or vaginal delivery for twin pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct 3;369(14):1295-305. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1214939. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2013 Dec 12;369(24):2364.
  12. Hall WA, Stoll K, Hutton EK, Brown H. A prospective study of effects of psychological factors and sleep on obstetric interventions, mode of birth, and neonatal outcomes among low-risk British Columbian women. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2012 Aug 3;12:78.
  13. Hutton EK, Hannah ME, Ross SJ, Delisle MF, Carson GD, Windrim R, Ohlsson A, Willan AR, Gafni A, Sylvestre G, Natale R, Barrett Y, Pollard JK, Dunn MS, Turtle P; Early ECV2 Trial Collaborative Group. The Early External Cephalic Version (ECV) 2 Trial: an international multicentre randomised controlled trial of timing of ECV for breech pregnancies. BJOG. 2011 Apr;118(5):564-77.
  14. Hutton EK, Kasperink M, Rutten M, Reitsma A, Wainman B. Sterile water injection for labour pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2009;Aug;116(9):1158-66.
  15. Fairbrother N, Hutton EK, Stoll K, Hall W, Kluka S. Psychometric evaluation of the Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue Scale for use with pregnant and postpartum women. Psychological Assessment. 2009:20(2): 150-158.
  16. Hall WA, Carty EM, Hutton EK, Fenwick J, Hauck YL, Stoll K. Childbirth fear, anxiety, fatigue and sleep depreivation in a sample of pregnant women. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and neonatal Nursing. 2009; 38, 567-576.
  17. Smyth JA, Hutton EK. Cord blood banking. Canadian medical Association Journal. 2009 Sep 1;181(5):290.
  18. Malott AM, Davis BM, McDonald H, Hutton E. Midwifery care in eight industrialized countries: how does Canadian midwifery compare? Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada. 2009 Oct; 31(10): 974-9.
  19. Hutton EK, Reitsma A, Kaufman K. Outcomes associated with planned home and planned hospital births in low risk women attended by midwives in Ontario Canada from 2003-2006: a retrospective cohort study. Birth. 2009 Sep;36(3):180-9.
  20. Munro S, Komelsen J, Hutton E. Decision Making in Patient-Initiated Elective Cesarean Delivery: The Influrnce of Birth Stories. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health. 2009. 54(5) 373-379.
  21. Hutton EK, Mozurkewich EL. Extra-amniotic prostaglandin for induction of labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD003092. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003092.
  22. Hutton EK, Reitsma AH. A comprehensive review of the research literature on external cepahlic version (ECV). the Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice. 2008 7(1) 4-16.
  23. Hutton EK, Saunders CA, Tu M, Stoll K, Berkowitz J. for the Early External Cephalic Version Trial Collaborators’ Group. Factors associated with a successful external cepahlic version in the Early ECV Trial. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada (JOGC). January 2008, 23-28.
  24. Hutton EK, Hassan ES. Late vs early clamping of the umbilical cord in full-term neonates: systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). 2007;297(11):1241-52.
  25. Su M, McLeod L, Ross S, Willan A, Hannah WJ, Hutton E, Hewson S, Hannah ME,. Factors associated with maternal morbidity in the Term Breech Trial. Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2007;29:324-330.
  26. Hutton E, Hofmeyr GJ. External cephalic version for breech presentation before term. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD000084. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000084.pub2.
  27. Palencia R, Gafni A, Hannah ME, Ross S, Willan AR, Hewson S, McKay D, Hannah W, Whyte H, Amankwah K, Cheng M, Guselle P, Helewa M, Hodnett ED, Hutton E, Kung R, Saigal S, for the Term Breech Trial Collaborative Group. The costs of planned cesarean versus planned vaginal birth in the Term Breech Trial. CMAJ. 2006; April 11; 174(8): Online 1-11.
  28. Hodnett ED, Hannah ME, Hewson S, Whyte H, Amankwah K, Cheng M, Gafni A, Guselle P, Helewa M, Hutton E, Kung R, McKay D, Saigal S, Willan A, for the two-year maternal follow-up Term Breech Trial Collaborative Group. Mothers’ views of their childbirth experiences 2 years after planned caesarean vs. planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term, in the international randomized Term Breech Trial. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada. 2005;27(3):224-31.
  29. Whyte H, Hannah ME, Saigal S, Hannah WJ, Hewson S, Amankwah K, Cheng M, Gafni A, Guselle P, Helewa M, Hodnett ED, Hutton E, Kung R, McKay D, Ross S, Willan A for the 2-year follow-up Term Breech Trial Collaborative Group. Outcomes of children at 2 years after planned cesarean vs planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term: the international randomized Term Breech Trial. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2004;191(3):917-27.
  30. Hannah M E, Whyte H, Hannah WJ, Hewson S, Amankwah K, Cheng M, Gafni A, Guselle P, Helewa M, Hodnett ED,Hutton E, Kung R, McKay D, Ross S, Saigal S, Willan A, for the 2-year follow-up Term Breech Trial Collaborative Group. Maternal outcomes at 2 years after planned cesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for breech presentation at term: the international randomized Term Breech Trial. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2004; 191(3):917-27.
  31. Hutton EK, Kaufman K, Hodnett E, Amankwah K, Hewson S, McKay D, Szalai JP, Hannah ME, for the Early External Cephalic Version Group. External cephalic version beginning at 34 weeks gestation versus 37 weeks gestation: a randomized multicenter trial. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003;189:245-54. (CIHR grant no.MT-15223).
  32. Su M, McLeod L, Ross S, Willan A, Hannah WJ, Hutton E, Hewson S, Hannah ME, for the Term Breech Trial Collaborative Group. Factors associated with adverse perinatal outcome in the Term Breech Trial. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2003;189(3):740-5.
  33. Phipps H, Roberts CL, Nassar N, Raynes-Greenow CH, Peat B, Hutton EK. The management of breech pregnancies in Australia and New Zealand. Australia New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2003:43:294-7.
  34. Hogel KL, Hutton EK, McBrien KA, Barrett JFR, Hannah ME. Caesarean Delivery for Twins: a systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003;188(1):220-7.
  35. Hutton EK, Tudor T, Ejiwummi R. Galactosemia, a case study. Canadian Journal of Midwifery Research and Practice. 2002;1(2):15-17.
  36. Hutton EK, Barrett J, Hannah M. Use of External Cephalic Version for breech pregnancy and mode of delivery for breech and twin pregnancy: a survey of Canadian Practitioners. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Canada. 2002; Oct 24(10):804-810.

 

Education

  • BSc - Queen`s University
  • MScN - University of Toronto
  • Certificate of Midwifery - Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences
  • PhD - University of Toronto

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