Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health

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Edited By: Frances E. Likis, DrPH, NP, CNM, FACNM, FAAN

Impact Factor: 1.5

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 27/114 (Nursing (Social Science)); 31/116 (Nursing (Science))

Online ISSN: 1542-2011

Editorial Board


Frances E. Likis, DrPH, NP, CNM, FACNM, FAAN

Nashville, TN

Deputy Editors:

Tekoa L. King, CNM, MPH, FACNM

Oakland, CA

Patricia Aikins Murphy, CNM, DrPH, FACNM, FAAN

Salt Lake City, UT

Associate Editors:

Mary K. Barger, CNM, PhD, MPH, FACNM

San Diego, CA

Sharon Bond, CNM, PhD, FACNM

Charleston, SC

Jenifer O. Fahey, CNM, MSN, MPH

Baltimore, MD


Mary Ann Faucher, CNM, PhD, MPH, FACNM

Dallas, TX


Kathryn Osborne, CNM, PhD, FACNM

Madison, WI


Linda V. Walsh, CNM, PhD, MPH, FACNM

San Francisco, CA


Contributing Editors:

Linda A. Hunter, CNM, EdD, FACNM

Clinical Rounds

Lindsey D. Wilson, CNM, DNP

Share with Women

Nicole S. Carlson, CNM, DNP

Resources for Evidence-Based Practice

Nancy A. Niemczyk, CNM, PhD

Updates from the Literature

Consulting Editors:

Helen Varney Burst, CNM, MSN, DHL (Hon.), FACNM



Kathryn Andersen, PhD

Research Methods


Eugene R. Declercq, MBA, PhD

Public Health Research


Jennifer Foster, CNM, PhD, MPH, FACNM

Global Health


Caren J. Frost, PhD, MPH

Research Ethics


Barbara W. Graves, CNM, MN, MPH, FACNM

Primary Care


Judy Norsigian

Our Bodies Ourselves, Women's Health Advocacy


Maureen Shannon, CNM, FNP, PhD, FACNM

Infectious Disease


Joyce E. Thompson, CNM, DrPH, FAAN, FACNM



Deanne R. Williams, CNM, MS, FACNM

Public Policy


Editor Emeritus:

Mary Ann Shah, CNM, MS, FACNM

Wiley-Blackwell Editor

Jamie Wielgus

Managing Editor

Brittany Swett