CELESTE RICKS THOMAS
  • Prenatal Director of the Teen Mother and Child Program, College Of Nursing
  • Clinical Director, BirthCare HealthCare, College Of Nursing
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing

Education

  • B.A., English, Brigham Young University
  • B.S., Nursing, Columbia University
  • M.S., Midwifery, Columbia University

Biography

Celeste Thomas received her masters of science in midwifery at Columbia University. She has been practicing as a certified nurse midwife since 2004. Currently she is the Clinical Director for BirthCare HealthCare faculty practice at the University of Utah, practicing full-scope midwifery. She is also the co-director of the Teen Mother and Child Program located at the South Main Clinic. Celeste works at two BirthCare HealthCare clinic sites: Clinic 4 and the Teen Mother and Child Program, as well as catching babies at University Hospital. She is a strong believer in the power of women and birth. Although she currently catches babies only in the hospital, she had her own babies at home and is a passionate advocate for women's right to out-of-hospital birth.

Career Highlights

Midwifery!!!