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Beth Murray Davis


Dr. Beth Murray-Davis is a registered midwife who 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, OISE, 2006) and a PhD in Primary Health Care (University of Sheffield, 2010). Her research interests include interprofessional education, collaborative working, midwifery education, patient safety and qualitative methods.

Dr. Murray-Davis has been involved with midwifery teaching at McMaster since 2008. Her teaching focuses on midwifery clinical skills and critical appraisal of research. Prior to working at McMaster she was a Senior Lecturer in Midwifery at Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, UK. She continues to maintain her clinical practice as a midwife with the Community Midwives of Hamilton.

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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  • BA - University of Guelph
  • BHSc - McMaster University
  • MA - University of Toronto
  • PhD - University of Sheffield 



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