Profile List

Betty Calam

Biography Betty Calam, MD, CCFP, MCISc FCFP is an Associate Professor with the Department of Family Practice. She did her MD at UBC, postgraduate training at Dalhousie University, and completed a Masters degree in Family Medicine at Western University. After moving to Vancouver from rural family practice on Haida Gwaii, Dr. Calam became the medical […]

Cathy Ellis

Biography Cathy Ellis has been teaching in UBC’s Midwifery Program since becoming faculty in 2004. Cathy’s special interest in global midwifery and global maternal infant healthcare has motivated her to work alongside and teach community-level and university trained midwives in Mexico, Nicaragua, Kosovo, Zambia, Uganda, Bangladesh and Nepal. Cathy has developed a global maternal-infant health […]

Cecilia Jevitt

Biography Cecilia Jevitt completed Emory University’s midwifery program in 1982. Her 1993 doctorate in applied medical anthropology is from the University of South Florida. She practiced full scope midwifery in the Tampa Bay Florida area for 30 years. Jevitt taught midwifery for Frontier Nursing University, SUNY Stony Brook, and the University of Florida between 1989 […]

Christie Newton

Biography Christie Newton started her career at the Queen’s Family Practice Teaching Unit in 1997. In 2001 she moved to the West Coast and joined the University of British Columbia (UBC)’s Family Practice Teaching Clinic in Vancouver. She became an academic faculty member in UBC’s Department of Family Practice in 2005. Dr. Newton has held […]

David Joyce

Biography David Joyce is a family physician at the Pender Community Health Centre and is active in conducting primary care clinical research. Dr. Joyce received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Toronto and joined UBC Family Practice as an R3 Clinician Scholar. His current area of research focuses on the study of […]