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Laura Jenson, C.N.M., M.P.H., C.P.H., M.S., R.N.

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Specialties:
OB/GYN, Midwifery
Special Interests:
Water Birth, Midwifery, Maternity Care - Women's Health, Breastfeeding
Accepting Patients:
Yes
Languages:
English, Spanish

Biography

Laura completed her nurse-midwifery and public health master's degrees at OHSU and worked in a community health center and hospital in the Pilsen area of Chicago before coming back to Portland. The desire to promote each woman’s self-determination while respecting her unique cultural and personal experiences forms the foundation for Laura’s practice as a midwife. She has always been committed to working with traditionally underserved populations both locally and overseas and has a keen interest in legislative affairs particularly regarding public health issues. She is fluent in Spanish. Laura serves on the American College of Nurse-Midwives Government Affairs Committee. She loves exploring the green forests and cool waters of the Pacific Northwest with her husband and son.

Education

  • Degrees:
    M.S., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2008
    M.P.H., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2010
    B.A., University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1998
 

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