Last Name

Catherine E. Walker, MPH

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentObstetrics & Gynecology
Address85 E. Concord St
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-5469
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-9533-8677
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Responsible, as a cofounder of Urban Midwife Associates, for the development of the Birth Sister model of community-based perinatal social support. Instrumental in the integration of the model into maternity services at Boston Medical Center. Involved in a retrospective study of the Birth Sister Program at Boston Medical Center.

 Self-Described Keywords
  • community perinatal social support
  • doulas
  • labor support
  • normal labor and birth
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  1. Walker C. Forging our Future as a Diverse and Inclusive Midwifery Profession. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2016 Jul; 61(4):535-6. PMID: 27341178.
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  2. Mottl-Santiago J, Walker C, Ewan J, Vragovic O, Winder S, Stubblefield P. A hospital-based doula program and childbirth outcomes in an urban, multicultural setting. Matern Child Health J. 2008 May; 12(3):372-7. PMID: 17610053.
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