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Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Midwife
Specialty Focus: Birth Center, Out-of Hospital Birth, Nurse-midwife, Freestanding Birth Center, Nurse-midwifery, antepartum, post-partum, L&D, Quality improvement
Education: Doctor of Nursing Practice, Frontier Nursing University; Master of Science in Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina; Bachelors Degree in Nursing, University of Colorado
Years in Practice: 23
I am a doctorally prepared certified nurse-midwife with 23 years of practice in both hospital and birth center settings. My passion and area of expertise is the birth center model of care. I served as president of the American Association of Birth Centers and was lead editor of the only textbook in the U.S. devoted to the freestanding birth center model.