She earned a masters in nursing, nurse-midwifery
at Oregon Health & Science University.
Thus, in 1939, Breckinridge opened her own nurse-midwifery
school, which today is known as Frontier Nursing University, 77 years later.
She received her BS and MSN from Vanderbilt University, her DrPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a postmaster's certificate in nurse-midwifery
from Frontier Nursing University, and a certificate in medical writing and editing from the University of Chicago.
There are 39 nurse-midwifery
education programs in the US, and all are graduate programs.
Leona VandeVusse, director of the nurse-midwifery
program at Marquette University, has won the 2010 Outstanding Achievement Award presented by Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership (WWHEL).
In 1985, Saraswathi Vedam completed an MSc in nurse-midwifery
at Yale University and went on to work as a midwife in various settings.
The courses are part of the required curriculum for primary care nurse practitioner students and are also taken by most nurse-midwifery
students in the master's degree program at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing at Galveston.
These two researchers looked at nearly 1,900 patients at a nurse-midwifery
practice in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Meanwhile, PeaceHealth planners have been talking to city planners about building a homelike nurse-midwifery
birthing center near River-Bend.
Holly is currently Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, USA, in the Department of Family Health Care Nursing where she co-directs the nurse-midwifery
There are currently 50 ACNM accredited nurse-midwifery
education programs in the U.