Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Passing of Hazel Frances Burton

We are saddened to share the recent passing of Hazel Velma Laurita Frances Burton, CNM. Hazel was born in Antigua West Indies in 1938 and after receiving her General Nursing Diploma in 1959, moved to...
Photo of ACNM Board President - Elect Cathy Collins-Fulea

ACNM Board President-Elect Cathy Collins-Fulea Joins Other Leaders in Sexual and Reproductive Health at...

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) Board President-Elect Cathy Collins-Fulea was invited to attend the 7th Annual Academic Leadership Meeting hosted by the Fellowship in Family Planning and the Society of Family Planning, on...

After All These Years, I Still Love It

My day starts at 5 AM, when I go out for a run to relax and think. I arrive at hospital at 7:30 AM, where nurses greet me with a chorus of...

Retirement Notice: Ruth Wingeier, CNM

Ruth Wingeier, CNM, retired from her home birth midwifery practice on 1/1/2020 after 37 years of full-scope nurse-midwifery and assisting at 2000 births in Long Prairie, Minnesota. She and her husband will enjoy...

YNM Member Story: María Ramos Bracamontes, CNM

For Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), we are highlighting Hispanic/Lantinx midwives. My name is María Ascención Ramos Bracamontes and I am a Mexican Indigenous certified nurse-midwife...

Passing of Christine Obremski, CNM

We are saddened to share the passing of ACNM member Christine Obremski, CNM. The following is taken from her obituary: Christine Ann Obremski, age 67, of Miller Place, New...

Barbara A. Anderson, DrPH, CNM, FACNM, FAAN Receives NLN Adelaide Nutting Award

Congratulations to Barbara A. Anderson, DrPH, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, Professor Emerita, Frontier Nursing University for receiving the NLN Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Teaching/Leadership in Nursing. On September 28, 2019 in Washington,...

Passing of Lynda Barton Kirch, CNM

We are saddened to share the recent passing of Lynda Barton Kirch, CNM, a champion for midwifery and home births in central Indiana. The following is taken from her obituary:

ACNM Welcomes Dr. MaryJane Lewitt as Chair of the Division of the Advancement of...

ACNM welcomes MaryJane Lewitt, PhD, CNM, FACNM as the new Chair of the Division of the Advancement of Midwifery. Dr. Lewitt is the Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the School of Nursing,...