Nine ACNM members are newly inducted Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2018 CONTACT: Maura Christopher 240-485-1822 [email protected]
The American College of Nurse-Midwives is proud to welcome 9 of its members as newly announced Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). AAN, the premier association for nurses in the United States, recognized 195 highly distinguished nurse leaders on June 28, 2018. Fellow selection criteria included evidence of significant contributions to nursing, health care, and, in part, on the extent the nominee's nursing career has influenced health policies and the health and well-being of all. Here are the 9 ACNM members who received this distinguished honor:
* Ginger Kay Breedlove, PhD, CNM, FACNM
* Susanna Rose Cohen, DNP, MS, CNM
* Debra A. Erickson-Owens, PhD, CNM, CNE, FACNM, RN
* Lisa C. Hanson, PhD, CNM, FACNM
*Carrie S. Klima, PhD, CNM, FACNM
* Julia C. Phillippi, RN, CNM
* Judith Michelle Schlaeger, PhD, RN, CNM, LAC
* Allison Shorten, PhD, MS, RN, RM, FACM
* Nicole Elizabeth Warren, PhD, MPH, RN, CNM
Congratulations to our members, CNMs, and those honored in this newest class of Academy fellows, which represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 29 countries. The inductees will be officially honored at a ceremony to be held during the Academy's annual policy conference, Transforming Health, Driving Policy, which will take place November 1-3, 2018, in Washington, DC.
About the American College of Nurse-Midwives The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the professional association that represents certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) in the United States. With roots dating to 1929, ACNM sets the standard for excellence in midwifery education and practice in the United States and strengthens the capacity of midwives in developing countries. Our members are primary care providers for women throughout the lifespan, with a special emphasis on pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecologic and reproductive health. ACNM reviews research, administers and promotes continuing education programs, and works with organizations, state and federal agencies, and members of Congress to advance the well-being of women and infants through the practice of midwifery.