PROGRAM HEAD – KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION, PHD, MA, BA (HONS)
Dr. Munro is a qualitative health services researcher whose focus is on knowledge translation and implementation science.
- Knowledge translation
- Implementation science
- Reproductive and maternal health
- Shared decision making
Her research focuses on the investigation of factors that influence the implementation of patient-centred practice and policy, and the development and evaluation of tools that support shared decision-making for patients and their care teams.
Dr. Munro conducts research related to the implementation of patient-centred care for the choice of next birth after cesarean, choice of contraception, medical abortion practice, and breastfeeding. Through this research, Dr. Munro partners closely with stakeholders (patients, health care professionals, and policymakers) to produce evidence that is action-oriented, relevant, and supports patients and their care teams to make informed, shared healthcare decisions.
Dr. Munro completed her postdoctoral training in implementation science with the Canadian Contraception and Abortion Research Team and Dartmouth College.
You can learn more on her website.
- Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UBC
- Women’s Health Research Institute (Affiliate Member)
- Online tool helps break misconceptions around future pregnancies after a C-section (Victoria News, August 2021)
- UBC launches new resource for women who had C-sections (Vancouver Sun, May 2021)
- Easing Restrictions On The Abortion Pill Could Help Improve Access To Care (Forbes, September 2020)
- Why is the C-section rate still climbing in Canada? (Global News, May 2019)
- Study calls for closer evaluation of pregnant women who have had previous C-sections (The Globe and Mail, May 2018)
- B.C. tops country in caesarean-section rates: federal report (Vancouver Sun, April 2018)