Frontier Nursing University is the birthplace of Nurse-Midwifery in America and home to the top ranked Nurse-Midwifery program in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. With more than 50 nurse-midwives on faculty, we have a strong tradition of innovation in family nursing education. Visit often to learn more about the growing practice and its role in collaborative care.

FNU Celebrates National Midwifery Week October 1-7th

Frontier Nursing University’s 2017 Virtual Event dedicated to nurse-midwifery is only a few weeks away! From October 1-7, the “Mission Focused: Nurse-Midwives Answering the Call” virtual event will explore the experiences of Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) who are passionate leaders committed to better care for women and families.   The Virtual Event is one of the ways...
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Courier Spotlight: Carolyn Gregory

While she was growing up, Carolyn Gregory’s parents always encouraged her to seek new and meaningful experiences, which led her to Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) in 1947. Carolyn enjoyed her time as a Courier so much that she decided to remain at Frontier as the FNS Christmas Secretary and as an assistant to Agnes Lewis and Betty Lester in 1948.   “I truly enjoyed the spirit of...
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Frontier Meets the Big Apple: National Midwifery Week

  F rontier Nursing University (FNU) is heading to the Big Apple! FNU students, alumni, faculty, staff and supporters will flood into New York City during during National Midwifery Week on October 1-7, 2017, for several events celebrating and supporting the important work of nurse-midwives. The United States has the highest rates of maternal death and injury, the lowest...
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Cesarean. Once an Issue, Still an Issue.

By: Nicole Lassiter, CNM, MSN, WHNP (DNP class 28)   Sweat trickled down my skin like rain on a window pane, forming puddles underneath my thick blue nursing scrubs. In the little birth rooms in the free-standing birth center, the labors and births seemed to create more heat than the Texas sun, even in the middle of the night.  Hour after hour, the women stretched and...
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Alumni Spotlight: JoAnne Burris, CNM, MSN

FNU Alumnus, CNEP Class 130   From birthing her child with the help of a midwife to becoming a Certified Nurse-Midwife herself, Alumna JoAnne Burris, CNM, is the picture of how Frontier Nursing University (FNU) provides its students with an education to match their passion.   In her journey from patient to provider, JoAnne now seeks to provide women with holistic care...
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