1993: C.N.M., Certificate program in Nurse Midwifery, Education Program Associates/San Jose State University
1990: J.D., Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, California
1977: M.N., UCLA School of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
1974: B.S., Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles.
Present: Certified Nurse Midwife, Talbert Medical Group; Fountain Valley
Responsibilities include management of patients in antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum care
2005-present: Clinical Nurse Educator, Birth Center, Palomar Medical Center.
Development of clinical education programs for registered nurses.
2000-2005: Certified Nurse Midwife, Palomar Medical Center, Escondido California. Responsibilities include management of patients in antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care.
1998-Present: Certified Nurse Midwife/Ob-Gyn Nurse Practitioner in group practice with four physicians and 2 Ob-Gyn Nurse Practitioners. Responsibilities include prenatal care, and full gynecologic care.
1996-8: Certified Nurse Midwife, Kaiser Permanente San Diego: Responsibilities include management of patients in antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum care, triaging responsibilities in the emergency room.
1994-6: Certified Nurse Midwife, Friendly Hills Medical Center: Responsibilities include management of patients, antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum, and emergency room.
1990-93: Certified Ob-Gyn Nurse Practitioner, Women’s Health Care Physicians, Newport Beach, California. Provided comprehensive management of gynecological and obstetrical care.
1988-89 U.C., Irvine Student Health Center: Certified Ob-Gyn Nurse Practitioner Involved in patient care and education of medical students. Triaging of emergency situations prior to hospitalization.
1972-78: Staff Nurse, UCLA Medical Center, Labor and Delivery. Worked in the labor and delivery room with high-risk obstetrical patients. Involved in all aspects of patient care, including interpretation of fetal monitoring. Involvement with high risk obstetrical patients and triage in the emergency room.
2001: Ground Zero Medical Support, New York, New York
2003: Guam, Super Typhoon Recovery Team
2005: New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina Relief Team
Present: Chairperson Ad Hoc Committee Disaster Preparedness Committee American College of Nurse Midwives Speaking Engagements Disaster Preparedness
2005-2008: Sessions on Disaster Preparedness: Salt Lake City, Chicago and Boston National Conference
2005-2007 Participation in development of Women and Infants Service Package National Working Group for Women and Infant Needs in Emergencies in the United States
2006: National Perinatal Association session on Disaster Preparedness Washington DC, 2007 New Orleans
2007-2008: Participation in MERET Workshops Minnesota: Care of Mothers and Neonates during Disasters in Low-Resource Settings
2006-2007 March of Dimes National Speaker
2007 Sweet Success Disaster Preparedness for Pregnant Women with Diabetes
2008: Participation in CDC Pandemic Influenza Special Considerations for Pregnant Women
International Nurse Midwifery Consultant with UNICEF, UNESCO, Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE), International Relief Teams (IRT), ACNM, CARE, Prime/INTRAH, CERT, Save the Children, American Academy of Pediatrics/Project Viet Nam, AJWS
1995: Zimbabwe – UNICEF
1996: Mongolia – SEE
1997: Nepal – Save the Children
1998: Lithuania – IRT
1998: Latvia – IRT
1998: Togo – CARE
1999: Ghana – Prime/INTRAH
1999: Nepal – CERT
1999: Viet Nam – Project Viet Nam
2000: Peru – CERT
2000: Perm-Russia: Month of October, John Snow International
2001: Peru-CERT: April 19-May 5
2001: Perm: June, Curriculum Development Family Centered Maternity Care
2002: Viet Nam – Project Viet Nam
2003: Namibia – Ministry of Health
2003: Afghanistan - CDC Dept. of Reproductive Health Project
2004: Afghanistan (cont) – CDC and Comforce
2005: Viet Nam – Project Vietnam
2008: Viet Nam-Project Vietnam
French: Spoken and Written: Level 2
Spanish: Spoken: Level 2
1977-Present: Asst. Clinical Professor , Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program, Step V, Harbor-UCLA Medical School and Center, Torrance California. Responsibilities include teaching in the Nurse-Practitioner Program, planning and developing instructional materials for students and collaborating with professionals involved with treating patients in the prenatal clinic, special women’s clinic, family planning clinic, and labor and delivery. In addition, teaching and developing materials in the fetal monitoring instructional program.
1977-80: Instructor, Columbia University, Master’s Degree Program in Pediatrics and Obstetrics, New York. Responsibilities included teaching and supervising students in various clinical settings, developing instructional materials for physical assessment, working in labor and delivery, and instructing nurses in fetal monitoring.
1977: Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
1977: Sigma Theta Tau
1974: Top Nursing Student, Mount St. Mary’s College 1974
1978-84: Nationwide Speaker for National Course, Nurses Association of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Primary Care for Women: Physical Assessment in Women
Orange County Women’s Lawyers Association
Surgical Eye Expeditions, International
California Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
American Red Cross
California Nurses Association
Western State University School of Law Alumni
American College of Nurse Midwives
California Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse
Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number
California Nurse Midwifery Certificate
California Public Health Nurse Certification
1989: Certified in advanced Fetal Monitoring-Long Beach Memorial.
1980: Certified Obstetric-Gynecological Nurse-Practitioner NAACOG DEA
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