Sherene Furnell is a full-time practicing midwife with Markham Stouffville Midwives and has held privileges at Oak Valley Health’s Markham Stouffville Hospital since 2008.

Her areas of interest include care for newcomers to Canada, breastfeeding and supporting families to be well informed participants in their care.

She is registered with the College of Midwives of Ontario (CMO) and maintains current certification in CPR, neonatal resuscitation, emergency skills and fetal health surveillance. She is a member of the AMU Governance Council, and is a clinical preceptor of midwifery students.

She volunteers extensively in the community, including coordinating a new Markham location for Out of the Cold, organizing projects in support of Markham Food Bank and volunteering with English language learners.