Monday, April 22, 2019
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After a career in international public health, Renee Fiorentino earned her CM degree and switched to clinical midwifery.

From International Public Health Specialist to American Certified Midwife

After a 15-year international career in public health spanning 20 countries, Renée Fiorentino, LM, CM, MPH earned her Advanced Certificate in Midwifery in 2016 from State University of New York, Downstate....

Q&A with Lori Trego, Distinguished Nurse Scholar in Residence at the National Academy of...

Lori Trego, PhD, CNM, FAAN, a nationally recognized researcher, talks about her role at the National Academy, why midwives are the perfect providers for military women, and much more.*

My Journey to Midwifery

I often wonder if I chose midwifery or if midwifery chose me. There is no doubt that my journey to midwifery began with my Mexican abuela (grandmother). I am a first-generation Mexican-American and the first...

Living on the Edge of a Volcano

It all started on May 3, 2018, during our quarterly childbirth class. I had several pregnant women and their partners that night, all sitting quietly in their newly learned relaxation positions...


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