Dilys Walker

Dilys Walker

Formal Title
Professor, UCSF Obstetrics and Gynecology and Global Health Sciences
Primary Affiliation
UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences
Biography

Dr. Dilys Walker works jointly in the Obstetrics and Gynecology and Global Health Sciences Departments at UCSF. Dr. Walker is also affiliate faculty at UC Berkeley and a visiting Professor in Reproductive Health at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico. Her principal research involves implementation trials addressing issues related to quality of antenatal and obstetric care, designing and implementing innovative provider training strategies using highly realistic simulation and team-training as well as group models of antenatal care. Dr. Walker directs the Maternal Newborn Health Research Cooperative at UCSF, is president and co-founder of PRONTO International, an NGO dedicated to making birth safer for mothers, infants and their providers; and serves as the Principal Investigator on four global MNH focused grants. Dr. Walker collaborates with partners in India, Kenya, Uganda, Mexico, and Guatemala.

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