Michael J. McGrath , M.D.
Associate Professor: Retired 2013

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine


Residency: Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario (1976)

Medical School Graduation: Queen's University (1970)

Certification: Fellow, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, FRCSC (1975), Fellow, Society of Obs/Gyn of Canada, FSOGC (1984)

Current Appointment: Adjunct 1 Academic Appointment (2013)

Research Interests: Prenatal diagnosis, diabetes, clinical management in obstetrics

Other Interests: Triathlon competition, kayaking, skiing, literature.

Selected Publications

Dumas GA, Leger A, Plamondon A, Charpentier KM, Pinti A, McGrath M. Fatigability of back extensor muscles and low back pain during pregnancy. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2010 Jan;25(1):1-5.

Dumas GA, Upjohn TR, Delisle A, Charpentier K, Leger A, Plamondon A, Salazar E, McGrath MJ. Posture and muscle activity of pregnant women during computer work and effect of an ergonomic desk board attachment. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 2009;39:313-25.

Cheng PL, Pantel M, Smith JT, Dumas GA, Leger AB, Plamondon A, McGrath MJ, Tranmer JE. Back pain of working pregnant women: identification of associated occupational factors. Appl Ergon 2009 May;40(3):419-23.

Cheng PL, Dumas GA, Smith JT, Leger AB, Plamondon A, McGrath MJ, Tranmer JE. Analysis of self-reported problematic tasks for pregnant women. Ergonomics 2006 Feb 22;49(3):282-92.

McAuley SE, Jensen D, McGrath MJ, Wolfe LA. Effects of human pregnancy and aerobic conditioning on alveolar gas exchange during exercise. Can J Physiol Pharmacol 2005 Jul;83(7):625-33.

Heenan AP, Wolfe LA, Davies GA, McGrath MJ. Effects of human pregnancy on fluid regulation responses to short-term exercise. J Appl Physiol 2003 Dec;95(6):2321-7.

Davies GAL, Hahn PM and McGrath MJ. Vaginal birth after cesarean. Physicians' perceptions and practice. The Journal of Reproductive Medicine 1996; 41(7):515-20.