Faculty Profile

Jane Houston, DNP, CNM, FACNM

  • Nurse-Midwife
  • Associate Professor
  • PM DNP Director
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Biography

Jane Houston CNM, DNP, MSN, FACNM Dr. Houston has been a midwife since 1992. Her original education was in Glasgow, Scotland. She is an Associate Professor and the Director of the DNP program at Frontier Nursing University. She is a member of the ACNM Education Policy section and the Gender Equity Task Force. She has presented and published on many issues including waterbirth, cord clamping, vaginitis, simulation and gender and sexual orientation in graduate education. She is also a reviewer for the Journal of the Australian College of Nurse-Midwives. She is a Master Facilitator for Virtual International Day of the Midwife. Dr. Houston also works as a birth center midwife in Gainesville, Florida. She has assisted birthing families on four continents. She has worked in Scotland, Zimbabwe, Haiti and New Zealand. She came to the U.S. in 1996 to continue her midwifery journey and undertook her MSN and DNP at the University of Florida. Dr. Houston is passionate about increasing the quality of care, particularly in rural and underserved populations. As a gay, gender non-conforming person she emphasizes midwifery care for all families.