I have been a Certified Nurse Midwife since 1981, now caring for a second generation of women. I have been on the faculty of the University of Utah College of Nursing since 1990, teaching both didatic and clinical courses to undergraduate and graduate nursing students. I served on the Utah State Nurse-Midwifery Licensing Board for 21 years, 13 as the Chair. My areas of interest and expertise are midwifery advocacy, obstetric complications, breastfeeding, HPV and HIV education, genetics, menopause and risk management issues.
2004-2016 Presented a workshop at the National American College of Nurse-Midwives on Physiology and Management of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding and Endmetrial Biopsy
2009 Attended the University of Nevada Fetal Alcohol and Substance Abuse Workshop to develop curriculum for the undergraduate and graduate nursing
2005 Certified as an instructor for the Mountain Plains ADIS Education and Training Center
2004 attened the Genetics Interdisciplinary Faculty Training (GIFT) Program at Duke University and developed undergraduate and graduate curriculum
1998-2002 a member of an interdisciplinary group of Wellstart Internation to develop a "lactation Management Curriculum Guide" for nursing and medical education
2001 faculty in the One HEART (Health Education and Research in Tibet) safe motherhood project, in Lhasa Tibet