Biography

Julie Robertson attended medical school at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. She went on to complete a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at McMaster University and a Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Toronto. She began working as a locum in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at BC Women’s Hospital in November, 2010, and became a permanent member of the Division in May 2012. Julie has expertise in ultrasound, amniocentesis and CVS, and in addition to working at BC Women’s Hospital, spends time at the Jim Pattison Outpatient and Surgery Centre, where she performs consultations and ultrasound.

Julie has research interests in maternal heart disease in pregnancy, as well as preeclampsia. She has published research on H1N1 in pregnancy as well as on placental insufficiency and its relation to maternal thrombophilias.

Julie has an interest in teaching and has been teaching medical students since her Fellowship. She is a frequent lecturer to Medical Students at UBC on the topic of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy and has also been a tutor in the Problem-Based Learning curriculum for first year medical students at UBC.

Publications
Fong KW, Robertson J, Maxwell C. The Fetal Urogenital Tract. In Diagnostic Ultrasound, Ed. Rumack CM, Wilson SR, Charboneau JW, and Levine D. Elsevier Mosby, 4th edition, Chap 39. 2010

Franco C, Walker M, Robertson J, Fitzgerald B, Keating S, McLeod A, Kingdom JCP. Placental infarction and thrombophilia. Obstetrics and Gynecology 2011;117(3):1-6

Malinoski AK, McGeer A, Robertson J, Sermer M, Farine D, Lapinsky SE, Maxwell C. H1N1 in Pregnancy: A Tertiary Care Centre Experience. J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2011;33(7):698-704

Grants

Effect of folic acid supplementation in pregnancy on preeclampsia – Folic Acid Clinical Trial (FACT). L Magee; Shi Wu Wen; M Walker.