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Frances Likis

Editor-in-Chief JMWH (Off-Site)

Francie became the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health (JMWH) in January 2008. She has been a member of the JMWH Editorial Board since 2002 and served as a Deputy Editor, Associate Editor, Contributing Editor, and Peer Reviewer prior to becoming Editor-in-Chief. In addition to her work for JMWH, Francie is the Associate Director of the Vanderbilt University Evidence-based Practice Center in Nashville, Tennessee. She is the co-editor of the textbook Women's Gynecologic Health, now in its second edition, as well as the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters. She completed her midwifery education at Frontier Nursing University and also has a bachelor of science and a master of science in nursing from Vanderbilt University, a doctorate in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a certificate in medical writing and editing from the University of Chicago. Francie is a certified as a nurse-midwife and a nurse practitioner and is a Fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and the American Academy of Nursing.

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