Certified Nurse Midwife
Nurse Midwife/Owner/Director (2000-present)
Private practice, Austin, TX
Homebirth, prenatal, postpartum, newborn, women's health and family planning services.
Nurse Midwife (1997-2000)
Austin Area Birthing Center, Austin, TX
One of two midwives providing prenatal, birth and women's health care.
Attended over 120 births at the center and in homes.
Trained apprentice midwives.
Nurse Midwife (1997)
All God's Babies Birth and Women's Center, Austin, TX
Assisted with labor and delivery. Conducted prenatal classes, postpartum home visits and provided prenatal care.
Nurse Midwife (Spring 1997)
Holy Family Services, Weslaco, TX
Provided prenatal, labor, delivery, postpartum and newborn care at a birth center that predominantly serves Mexican immigrants in the Texas-Mexico border region.
Nurse Midwife (Fall 1996)
Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility, Chinle, AZ
Offered labor, delivery, newborn, and postpartum care to Navajo families at an Indian Health Service hospital.
Nurse Midwife (Spring 1996)
Family Birth Center, Denton, TX
Provided well-woman, family planning, and prenatal care to clients of a community clinic and birthing center.
and Delivery Nurse (1993-1995)
The Arlington Hospital, Arlington, VA
Cared for mothers and newborns during labor, delivery and postpartum.
East Coast Migrant Health Project, Chambersburg, PA
Provided primary care to migrant farm workers in the field and at Keystone Clinic. Developed and taught HIV education program.
Mayfield Community Clinic, Palo Alto, CA
Accompanied patients during medical visits, educating them about illnesses, medications and family planning. Assessed prenatal and postpartum women. Translated for Spanish-speaking clientele.
of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (1997)
M.S.N. in Nurse-Midwifery, Graduate School Merit Fellowship, Excellence in Nursing Award.
Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (1993)
B.S. in Nursing, Leona Bowman Carpenter Merit Fellowship.
of Texas at Austin, TX (1991)
M.A. in Latin American Studies, Graduate School Merit Fellowship.
University, Stanford, CA (1986)
B.A. in Human Biology with focus on international public health issues.
American College of Nurse-Midwives
Association of Texas Midwives
Midwife Alliance of North America
Consortium of Texas Certified Nurse-Midwives
Central Texas Midwives
Licenses and Certifications
CNM American College of Nurse-Midwives
Texas Registered Nurse