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Division of Research Sections

DOR chairperson: Lisa Hanson

ACNM Board of Directors Liaison: Annie Gibeau

ACNM Staff Liaison:  

  • Contact for general researchers and researchers interested in studying ACNM members

The work of the DOR is organized into four Sections, which are described below. The Section Chairs plus the Division Chair constitute the DOR Governing Board. Each new DOR member is asked to join a Section and work on its activities.

Division of Research Chair - Lisa Hanson

Facilitates the work of the sections of the DOR
Coordinates DOR activities
Reports to the ACNM Board of Directors

Research Dissemination Section - Carrie Klima, Chair

Facilitates the research culture of ACNM

Coordinates DOR activities at the ACNM Annual Meeting

Develops specific activities to assist members in honing research skills

Identifies and channels breaking midwifery research news

Liaison to the ACNM Program Committee and Public Relations

Networking Section Kathryn Osborne, Chair

DOR membership management

Connects practice-based, academic, and student midwives interested in research

DOR Web page oversight

Research interest groups

Liaison to ACNM Division of Standards and Practice (DOSP), Division of Education (DOE), and Directors of Midwifery Education (DOME)

Midwifery Research News

Data Information Management Section - Mary K Barger, Chair

Develops and refines data collection about midwifery practice and education

Data collection technology

Practice-based Research Networks (PBRN)

Page Updated 9/17/2013


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