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Penelope Caldwell R.N., C.N.M., D.N.P.

  • Portland Campus

    • Assistant Professor School of Nursing

Much of my work as a nurse midwife has been in 'out of hospital' settings. Over time this work has given me a degree of expertise in 'normal physiological' birth. My focus as a professor is to encourage my students to trust the birth process, provide family-centered care, and to question the status quo when it comes to routine practices.


  • A.A.S., Rockland Community College 1981
  • M.S.N., State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook New York 1995
  • D.N.P., University of Northern Colorado 2013
  • Certifications:

    • 1985 - Board certified as a nurse midwife, ACNM. University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson Mississippi.

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