Heidi is a certified family nurse practitioner and certified nurse-midwife with degrees from Juniata College, Yale School of Nursing and Frontier Nursing University. Heidi has practiced clinically in community health centers and in large health care organizations for many years both as a family nurse practitioner and as a certified nurse-midwife. She has attended women in labor at home, in community hospitals, and in tertiary healthcare centers. Additionally, across a variety of settings, she has supported the development of midwifery teams, integration with local community birth partners, precepted student nurse practitioners, student nurse-midwives, and family medicine residents, served as field supervisor for women’s studies students, participated in a Chilean community health education program, contributed to organizational change and participated in an array of quality improvement projects.
Heidi is currently a midwifery doctoral student at Thomas Jefferson University with studies focusing on rural maternal health. She is delighted to be joining Frontier Nursing University as Regional Clinical Faculty for Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Ohio