McMaster University

McMaster University

Faculty of
Health Sciences

Midwifery researcher honored for lifetime achievement

Published: May 5, 2014
Eileen Hutton
Eileen Hutton

Eileen Hutton, assistant dean in the Faculty of Health Sciences (Midwifery Education Program) has been given an inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Ontario Midwives.

Hutton received the award for her influential role in facilitating midwifery regulation, the formation of the professional association and her continued involvement in Ontario’s Midwifery Education Program.

As a nurse, midwife and researcher, Hutton has made significant contributions to the development of midwifery in Canada. She is an expert in clinical studies that have informed best practices.

Hutton was also recruited as the first Professor of Midwifery Science at Vrije University in Amsterdam, The Netherlands to create a PhD program to prepare midwives for positions in academic midwifery.

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