Janet Walker, RN, MSN
Director, Provincial Knowledge Transformation and Acute Care
As Provincial Lead for Education and Quality, Janet’s portfolio includes a wide range of areas, including breastfeeding, guideline revision and development, fetal health surveillance education, neonatal education, form development, and quality initiatives. Janet’s clinical experience includes postpartum, high-risk antepartum including home care, labour and delivery, neonatal nursery (level 2), research coordinator, childbirth education and outpatient diagnostic counselor. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of British Columbia and was Manager of Antepartum/Postpartum in the Acute Perinatal Program at BC Women’s Hospital. Janet was the RN/NP representative on the Board of Directors of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) for five years and is currently Chair, BC Baby-Friendly Network; Co-chair, Province and Territory Committee of the Breastfeeding Committee for Canada; and Adjunct Professor, UBC School of Nursing.