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NURSE-MIDWIFERY SERVICE MODEL IN AN ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT

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  • Kay D. Sedler CNM, MN,

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      Nurse-Midwifery Division, University of New Mexico, 2211 Lomas Boulevard, NE, ACC-4, Albuquerque, NM 87131-5286.
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    • Kay D. Sedler received her B.S.N. from Murray State University (1969) and studied nurse-midwifery at Emory University (M.N., 1979). She has been at the University of New Mexico (UNM) for 12 years and is currently Chief of the Nurse-Midwifery Division and a faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

  • Mona Lydon-Rochelle CNM, MSN,

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    • Mona T. Lydon-Rochelle studied nurse-midwifery at the Frontier Nursing Service School of Midwifery (1977). She received her nursing degrees at the University of New Mexico (B.S.N., 1988) and Case Western Reserve University (M.S.N., 1991). Currently, she is research coordinator for the Division of Nurse-Midwifery at UNM.

  • Yvonne M. Castillo CNM, MS,

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    • Yvonne M. Castillo received her nursing degree from Arizona State University (B.S.N., 1979). She studied nurse-midwifery at the University of Colorado (M.S.N., 1986). She has practiced in the UNM system for six years. Currently, she is the GRAVIDATA coordinator at the University of New Mexico and is the midwifery service team leader at the Kirtland Air Force Base Clinic.

  • Ellen C. Craig CNM, MS,

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    • Ellen Craig earned a B.S.N. at the University of Pennsylvania (1972), and her M.S. at the University of New Mexico (1986). Her midwifery certification is from Queen Charlotte's Hospital, School of Midwifery, London, England (1975). She is the education coordinator for the Nurse-Midwifery Division and also serves as a CNEP Regional Coordinator.

  • Nancy Clark CNM, PhD,

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    • Nancy S. Clark received her academic preparation at Wayne State University (B.S.N., 1970), and University of Michigan (M.P.H., 1977), and earned her doctorate in higher education at the George Peabody College for Teachers, Vanderbilt University (PhD., 1983). She studied nurse-midwifery at the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing in 1985–1986. Currently, she is Director of the Nurse-Midwifery Education Program at the UNM College of Nursing where she is an associate professor. She holds a joint appointment in the School of Medicine.

  • Leah Albers CNM, DrPH

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    • Leah L. Albers received her nursing degrees from Vanderbilt University (B.S.N., 1971; M.S.N., 1974). She studied nurse-midwifery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (1977) and completed her doctorate at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health (Dr.P.H., 1990). Currently, she holds a joint appointment in the UNM College of Nursing and School of Medicine.


Nurse-Midwifery Division, University of New Mexico, 2211 Lomas Boulevard, NE, ACC-4, Albuquerque, NM 87131-5286.

ABSTRACT

This article discusses the development and unique features of a nurse-midwifery division within a university school of medicine department of obstetrics and gynecology and its expanded scope of activities in nurse-midwifery education and research.

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