Professor Cecilia Jevitt is the Midwifery Director for the University of British Columbia following 5 years of directing midwifery education for Yale University. She is a Canadian Registered Midwife and an American Certified Nurse-Midwife. In full scope midwifery practice for 35 years, she organized an academic Division of Midwifery within the University of South Florida’s Morsani College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology during 2011 and 2012. She taught midwifery, women’s health, health policy and economics, evidence-based practice, and qualitative research from 1999 to 2011 with the USF College of Nursing while jointly appointed to the USF Colleges of Medicine and Public Health. Her scholarship focuses on integrating obesity prevention and management into women’s health. She was a Florida Nurses Association Great 100 Nurse in 2009, the 2010 Reviewer of the Year for the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, the USF Department of Anthropology’s Distinguished Alumni Awardee in 2012, and was elected a Fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives in 2011.