Catherine E. Walker, MPH

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Catherine Walker
85 E. Concord St


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.


  • Boston University School of Public Health, MPH
  • University of Massachusetts Boston, BSN
  • Boston University, BA


  • Published on 6/24/2016

    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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  • Published on 7/3/2007

    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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