Jean Chamberlain Froese
Jean Chamberlain Froese, CM BSc MD FRCSC DDS, is an internationally recognized expert in women's health and is a member of the Order of Canada. She is a qualified Ob.Gyn and Professor at McMaster University, Canada. She has volunteered in some of the world's poorest countries to make childbirth a safer experience. She is the founding director of Save the Mothers (STM), an organization dedicated to saving some of the 287,000 women who die in childbirth every year. From 2005 - 2017, she primarily worked in Uganda with STM and from 2000-05, she worked in rural Yemen as an Ob.Gyn. In 2017, she returned to clinical practice at McMaster University and continues to support the work of STM. She wrote the book, “Game Changers” and "Where Have All the Mothers Gone?." She is married to Thomas Froese and they have three teenaged children.