Angela Deneris PhD, CNM, FACNM

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

  • Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing



  • BSN, Nursing, University of Utah
  • MS, Nursing: Nurse-Midwifery, University of Utah
  • Phd , Health Education, University of Utah

Honors & Awards

  • Fellowship. University of Utah Health Sciences Academy , 02/01/2016
  • Excellence in Teaching Award. American College of Nurse Midwives, 07/25/2015
  • Practice Award . College of Nursing, 10/15/2014
  • Practice Award. Sigma Thea Tau International Gamma Rio Chapter , 09/10/2014
  • Excellence in Teaching. American College of Nurse Midwives, 06/05/2012
  • Excellence in Education Award . Utah Nurse Practitioner Association , 11/18/2011
  • Excellence in Teaching Award . American College of Nurse-Midwives, 05/2010
  • Excellence in Mentorship Award . Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Rho Chapter, 03/2010
  • Teaching Award. College of Nursing , 08/17/2008
  • Excellence in Teaching Award . American College of Nurse-Midwives, 06/2007
  • Excellence in Teaching Award . American College of Nurse-Midwives, 06/2006
  • Fellowship in the American College of Nurse-Midwives . American College of Nurse-Midwives, 06/2006
  • Excellence in Teaching Award . American College of Nurse-Midwives, 06/2005


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. 


  • Assoication of Women's Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), Member, 10/2010 - present
  • Sigma Theta Tau International (STT), Member, 10/2004 - present
  • American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM ), Member, Legislative Committee, Professional Liability Committee , 01/1981 - 12/2013


  • English, fluent.

Career Highlights

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