Speaker Profile

Dr. Modupe Tunde-Byass is a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada and the UK. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Ibadan in 1987. She completed her OBGYN training (with special interest in Fetal Medicine from Harris Birthright center, London) in the UK and Canada. She has been an active staff at NYGH since 2004. Dr. Tunde-Byass has held major administrative positions e.g Residency site coordinator and Interim Chief of OBGYN at NYGH. She is involved in key quality initiatives at the local and Provincial levels. She was the Co-chair for the Quality Standard on Increasing access to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean section and an expert panel member for Early pregnancy complications and loss (Joint projects of PCMCH and HQO). She has received numerous teachings and innovation awards. She is involved in medical education. Her research interest is in Early pregnancy complications and decreasing CS rate by increasing access to trial of labour after Caesarean section. She has presented some of her research at international conferences and has publications in peer review journals. Dr. Tunde-Byass is the President of the Black Physicians of Canada. She is involved with Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity with particular focus on Anti-Black Racism. Dr. Tunde-Byass is the co-founder of Women’s Health Education Made Simple (WHEMS), an initiative that promotes health literacy through on line educational resources.
I have a relationship with a for-profit and/or a not-for-profit organization to disclose: - Membership on advisory boards or speakers’ bureaus: PRESIDENT OF BLACK PHYSICIANS OF CANADA (BPC) I do not intend to make therapeutic recommendations for medications that have not received regulatory approval (i.e. “off-label” use of medication).