Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Nursing's nurse midwifery program is pleased to announce OHSU Nurse Midwifery Grand Rounds, a program from the number one ranked nurse midwifery program in the nation. The Grand Rounds features the Northwest's leading midwifery faculty, clinicians, and experts in women's health care, as they discuss the latest research and evidence-based trends in clinical practice.
OHSU Nurse Midwifery Grand Rounds meets on the third Tuesday of the month from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and is open to all who are interested. Sessions are held in the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Vey Auditorium, 11th Floor. Midwifery students and faculty, OB residents, and labor and delivery staff are especially encouraged to attend.
We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming Grand Rounds. Video recording of previous Grand Rounds can be viewed online by following the archives link below.
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Upcoming OHSU Nurse-Midwifery Grand Rounds
January 21, 2020 7:30-8:30 am – Obesity and Nutritional Perspectives of Yup'ik Alaska Native Women by Scarlett Hopkins, RN, MA
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
Advancing the Use of Intermittent Auscultation (IA): Opportunities and Challenges
- Cathy Cromett, M.S.N., R.N.: Cathy is a veteran nurse on OHSU’s labor and delivery unit.
- Kailia Wray, B.S.N., R.N.: Kailia has worked at the Women’s Healthcare Associates’ Midwifery Birth Center for 2 years as a staff RN.
- Lori Swain, D.N.P., C.N.M.: Lori is a full scope midwife in Silverton, OR and is currently the President of the ACNM Oregon Affiliate
- Penni Harmon, M.S.N., C.N.M.: Penni has worked in both in and out-of-hospital birth settings for the last 40 years.
- View the live recording of the event
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018
Honoring Oregon Midwives
Tom Lloyd, M.S., C.N.M.
View live recording of the event
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
'Collaborative Clinic' - Interprofessional, Patient- Centered Perinatal Consults to Meet Women's Needs and Improve Health System Functioning
Julia Phillippi Ph.D., C.N.M., F.A.C.N.M. Assistant Professor of Nursing, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
View the recording of the event.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Honoring Oregon Midwives
Catherine Pelosi, M.S.N., C.N.M.
Tuesday, May 18, 2017
The importance of vaccination in pregnancy
Speaker: Dr. Judy Guzman-Cottrill
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Overview of Sex Therapy and Sexual Health Concerns
Speaker: Dr. Sheila Silver, M.A., D.H.S., A.C.S.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Presentation: Canadian Midwifery: Education and Practice
Lecturer: Debbie Duran-Snell, C.N.M., M.S.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Presentation: Common Thyroid Problems in Pregnancy -This talk will include a review of physiologic thyroid changes in pregnancy and postpartum, screening for common thyroid problems, interpretation of lab results, and basic management guidelines.
Lecturer: Dana Madison, M.D., Ph.D.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Presentation: Nora Tallman, C.N.M., N.D. –The Inner Work of Birth
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Presentation: Elise Erickson, C.N.M.
Title: Examining Oxytocin: Bio-behavioral Research & Maternity Care
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Presentation: Physical Therapy in Prenatal Care
Lecturer: Sandi T. Gallagher, PT, WCS
December 1, 2015
Presentation: Factors Affecting the Timing of Labor Admission
Lecturer: Ellen Tilden, C.N.M., Ph.D.
November 17, 2015
Presentation: Supporting the Back to Work Transition for Breastfeeding Parents
Speaker: Meg Stalnaker, I.B.C.L.C.
October 20, 2015
Presentation: The integrated doula: A collaborative care team approach
Speaker: Jesse Remer, C.D., P.C.D., B.D.T., P.D.T (D.O.N.A.), L.C.C.E.
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May 19, 2015
Presentation: Midwifery in the Context of Stillbirth
Speaker: Linda Glenn, C.N.M., P.M.H.N.P.
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April 21, 2015
Title: An Update on the Use of Antidepressants in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women for Midwives
Presenter: Adria Goodness, C.N.M., P.M.H.N.P.
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March 10, 2015
Presenter: Dr. Lynn Boshkov
Title: Consenting for blood products and the Jehovah's Witness faith
February 9, 2015
Title: Skin Diseases of the Vulva
December 9, 2014
Presenter: Adrienne Black & Fie McWilliams
Title: Gestational Surrogacy and the Birth Experience
November 18, 2014
Presenter: Leslie Stager, R.N., L.M.T.
Title: Integrative Perinatal Pelvic Care - For Midwives and Health Professionals
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October 21, 2014
Presenter: Aaron Tabacco, R.N., M.S.N.
Title: Fathers, Midwives, and Family Birth: Fundamental Perspectives for Responsive Practice
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Speaker: Nora Tallman, N.D., C.N.M.
Title: On Iatrogenic anxiety in Maternity Care: Are we Undermining our patients' self-confidence?
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Title: Three Goals for Comprehensive Healthcare Reform Summary: Universao Access, Lower Cost, and Better Health.
Speaker: Megan Shipley, C.N.M.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Topic: Management Considerations for Pregnancy-Related Low Back Pain: Findings from an OHSU pilot RCT
Speaker: Dr. Caroline Peterson, D.C, L.D.M., M.P.H.
Friday, January 31, 2013
Nitrous Oxide for Labor Pain: Expanding the Options for Women in the U.S.
Tuesday, December 17
Breastfeeding Promotion the Role of the Clinician
Carrie Phillipi, M.D., Ph.D., I.B.L.C.
Tuesday, November 19
Developmental origins of chronic disease, and its implications in women's health
Wendy Shultis, R.N., Ph.D.
Tuesday, October 13
Reproductive Endocrinology for Busy Midwives
Tuesday, May 21
Transgender Health Concerns and Treatment: A primer on the needs, concerns, and standard medical treatments of trans patients
Terri Bunker, D.N.P., F.N.P.
Tuesday, April 16
Michele Peters-Carr, C.N.M., M.S.N.
March 13, 2013
Informed Consent in 21st Century Maternity Care
February 13, 2013
The Impact, Diagnosis and Non-surgical Treatment of Diastasis Recti in the Prenatal and Postnatal Period
Kelly Dean, M.P.T.
January 15, 2013
The role of Advanced Practice nurses (APRNs) in Abortion Care
Liza Banks, F.N.P.
November 20, 2012
Candles in the Snow - Subsequent and Surviving Siblings
October 16, 2012
Michelle Berlin, M.D., M.P.H.
May 15, 2012
Chinese medicine and acupuncture: Integrative approaches in pregnancy and childbirth.
Greg Eckel, N.D., L.Ac.
April 17, 2012
Helen Welch, C.N.M., M.S.N.
March 6, 2012
The Examination of the Sexually Assaulted Teen
Pamela T. Avila, M.S.N., F.N.P., C.P.N.P.
February 21, 2012
Dr. Martha Goetsch
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
International Outreach: Midwifery in Guatemala
Elizabeth Kavanaugh, CNM, Michelle LaChance, CNM and Jennie Leslie, MD
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Improving Care for Women of Size: Evaluationg the Evidence
Pamela Vireday, B.A., C.C.E.
Tuesday, November 15 2011
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Principles and Practice of Digital and Manual Rotation of the OT or OP Fetus
Jean Maunder, C.N.M., M.S.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Coping with Sleep Deprivation
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Current Controversies in Midwifery in Oregon
Linda Glenn, C.N.M.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
The Perineum: Minimizing Trauma & Improving Outcomes
Valerie J. King, M.D., M.P.H.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Second Stage of Labor: Getting the Final Stretch
Lisa Kane Lowe, Ph.D., C.N.M., F.A.C.N.M.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Breastfeeding: The intersection of policy and practice Dr. Helen Bellanca
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Saving Women and Babies' Lives in Kenya
Maggie Alexander, D.N.P. and Annie Johnson, B.S. in nursing