Perinatal Services British Columbia (formerly BC Perinatal Health Program)
Perinatal Nurse Consultant
F505 - 4500 Oak St.
Canada V6H 3N1
BN (Nursing), University of Manitoba
MPH (Public Health and Community Medicine), University of Washington
MSN (Nursing), University of Texas
Chair, BC Cesarean Birth Task Force
Chair, Provincial committee in the development of perinatal core competencies and decision support tools for the "Management of labour in an institutional setting if the primary maternal care provider is absent"
Member - Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System Steering Committee
Member, SOGG Clinical Obstetrics Practice Committee
Principal Investigator - A clinical trial to compare two different delivery systems of Dinoprostone for the Induction of Labor, Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, BC
Selected Publications not Indexed in PubMed
Chalmers, B., Kaczorowski, J., Levitt, C., Dzakpasu, S., O’Brien, B., Lee, L. Boscoe, M., and Young, D. (2009). Use of routine interventions in vaginal labor and birth: Findings from the maternity experiences survey. Birth 36 (1), 13-25.
Lee, L., Sprague, A., Yee, J., & Ehman, W. (2009). Eds. Fundamental of Fetal Health Surveillance: A self-learning manual. The Canadian Perinatal Programs Coalition, Vancouver: BCPHP
Chalmers, B., Kaczorowski, J., Darling, L., Heaman, M., Fell, D., O’Brien, B. & Lee, L.(2010). Cesarean and vaginal Birth in Canadian women: A comparison of experiences. Birth: 37 (1), 44-49.
Lee, L. & Hitti, J. (2002). Is There an Association Between Early Labour Admission and the Risk of Caesarean Section for Dystocia. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 187(6), Suppl. 134.
Mayberry, L. J., Wood, S. H., Strange, L. B., Lee, L., Heilser, D. R. & Nielsen-Smith, K. (2000). Managing Second-Stage Labour: Exploring the variables during the second stage. AWHONN Lifelines, 3(6), 28-34.
Mayberry, L. J., Wood, S. H., Strange, L. B., Lee, L., Heisler, D. R. & Nielsen-Smith, K. (2000). Second Stage Labour Management: Promotion of evidence-based practice and a collaborative approach to patient care. Washington, DC: AWHONN.
Senior Practice Leader/Nurse Consultant, British Columbia Provincial Perinatal Health Program