Peggy Rosati Allen MS, CNM

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

MARGARET R ALLEN
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing

Biography

Education

  • Bachelor of Science 1980, Nursing, University of Wyoming
  • Master of Science 1986, Nursing, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program, University of California, San Francisco. Project: "Decision-Making for Childbearing in the Career-Oriented Primigravida"
  • Post-Masters Certificate 1997, Nurse-Midwifery, University of Utah College of Nursing

Honors & Awards

  • Recipient, Mary Ann Shaw New Author Award. Given to a first-time primary author of a feature article that, among other criteria, makes a significant contribution to clinical practice, policy, education, or research. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health/Elsevier Publishers, 05/22/2009
  • CON Honors for Nursing, recognition that read, "Students (and other preceptors) are in awe of Peggy's knowledge, ability to apply that knowledge, and clinical experience. She challenges those who work with her to live up to their potential. University of Utah CON, "Honoring Those Who Dare to Care", 05/12/2009
  • Excellence in Clinical Practice Award, 2006-2007. University of Utah College of Nursing, 2007
  • Service Award, College of Nursing, awarded to faculty member who demonstrates exemplary service to others . University of Utah College of Nursing, 2005

Biography

Peggy, a California native, is an Assistant Clinical Professor with the University of Utah graduate Nurse-Midwifery and Women's Health Nurse-Practitioner programs.  Peggy began her nursing career by working for the National Health Service Corps/ Indian Health Service after graduation with a baccalaureate degree from the University of Wyoming in 1980. In 1986, she obtained a master's degree and certification as a women's health nurse practitioner from the University of California, San Francisco. Peggy worked for many years as a women's health nurse practitioner in the San Francisco Bay Area and then in Salt Lake City after moving to Utah with her family in 1990. She obtained a post-master's certificate in nurse-midwifery in 1997 from the University of Utah.  She has since worked as a full-scope nurse-midwife, first in Utah County and then with BirthCare HealthCare since joining the practice in 1999.   Peggy more recently assumed the position of APRN practice care manager, helping to coordinate and follow up more complex needs of BirthCare HealthCare patients. Although no longer seeing patients in clinic, she remains on call on a limited basis for the practice.

Peggy believes in providing individualized, high quality, compassionate care to women and encourages women to play an active role in maintaining their own health.  On a personal note, Peggy is married, has 3 young adult children, and 2 dogs.  Her time away from work is usually spent with her family, friends, & pets.

Affiliations

  • Intermountain Therapy Animals, Inc (ITA), volunteer, as ITA canine team, 10/2009 - 09/07/2012
  • Organization for Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Education and Research (O.F.F.E.R.), former board member and education/conference meeting presentor; current volunteer, 2003 - present
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), Member, 1997 - present
  • Lamaze International , member, former childbirth educator, 1993 - 2010
  • Sigma Theta Tau International , Lifetime member, 1978 - present
  • Phi Kappa Phi , member, 1978 - 1980

In the Media

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Career Highlights

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, College of Nursing, Graduate Nurse-Midwifery and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program
  • 2009 Mary Ann Shah New Author Award, Elsevier/Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health
  • Publication: (July/Aug 2008). Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Implications for Women and Their Health Care Providers During the Childbearing Years. J.Midwifery Women's Health, 53(4), 289-301
  • 2009 College of Nursing, "Honors for Those Who Dare to Care" award
  • 2007 Award for Clinical Excellence, University of Utah College of Nursing
  • 2005 Service Award, University of Utah College of Nursing