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Dr. Michelle Butler appointed Director, UBC Midwifery Program
August 20, 2013The Department of Family Practice and the Midwifery Program are delighted to announce that Dr. Michelle Butler has been appointed as the new Director of the UBC Midwifery Program. Dr. Michelle Butler is an experienced midwife, teacher, researcher, and university administrator.  She qualified as a Registered Nurse and Midwife before pursuing a BSc in Health […] Read More >


Collaborative maternity program results in fewer C-sections, shorter hospital stays
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Jean Cooper Bursary
June 27, 2012A Bursary fund has been endowed by friends and colleagues in honour of Jeanette Cooper RM SCM for UBC students in the midwifery program who are in need of financial assistance. Jean died at home on June 3, 2002, in Maple Ridge, BC, with the support of her family after a two and a half […] Read More >


Growing Midwifery
May 15, 2012Faculty of Medicine to double enrollment in midwifery education program May 4, 2012 The University of British Columbia’s Midwifery Program – bolstered by increased funding from the Province of British Columbia – will double in size over the next five years, a move intended to augment the number of pregnancy and childbirth specialists in B.C. […] Read More >