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ACNM Congratulates New AAN Fellows

Nine ACNM members are newly inducted Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

July 13, 2018
CONTACT: Maura Christopher
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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
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:


Kay Breedlove, PhD, CNM, FACNM

Rose Cohen, DNP, MS, CNM

A. Erickson-Owens, PhD, CNM, CNE, FACNM, RN

C. Hanson, PhD, CNM, FACNM

*       Carrie S. Klima, PhD, CNM, FACNM

C. Phillippi, RN, CNM

Michelle Schlaeger, PhD, RN, CNM, LAC

Shorten, PhD, MS, RN, RM, FACM  

Elizabeth Warren, PhD, MPH, RN, CNM


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.


the AAN Press Release

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the American College of Nurse-Midwives

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.

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