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Debbie Alba, CNM, MSN, RN, IBCLC (she/her)

  • Instructor, School of Nursing


Debbie Alba is an instructor for Oregon Health Science University, teaching undergraduate nursing students with a focus on population health.  She also works as a nurse midwife and lactation consultant for the Corvallis Birth and Wellness Center in Corvallis. Prior to her work as a nurse midwife, she has worked as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant since 2002 and a registered nurse for Benton County and Samaritan Health Services in the home health, inpatient, and outpatient environments.

She is passionate about working with families in the postpartum period, and working on a system level to improve health outcomes and create a more just, equitable society. 

Education and training

    • M.S.N., 2018, Frontier Nursing University
    • B.S., 2000, Oregon Health Science University
    • B.S., 1989, Santa Clara University
  • Certifications

    • Certified Nurse Midwife, American Midwifery Certification Board, 2018
    • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, International Lactation Consultant Examiners Board, 2002

Memberships and associations:

  • American College of Nurse Midwives, 2017-present



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