School of Nursing

Nurse-Midwifery Grand Rounds

OHSU's School of Nursing's Nurse-Midwifery program is pleased to announce OHSU Nurse-Midwifery Grand Rounds, a program from the nation's number one ranked Nurse-Midwifery program. The Grand Rounds features the Northwest's leading midwifery faculty, clinicians, and women's health care experts 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 interested. Sessions are held remotely via this Webex link. Midwifery students, faculty, OB residents, and labor and delivery staff are encouraged to attend.

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming Grand Rounds. Video recordings of previous Grand Rounds can be viewed online by following the archives link below.

Upcoming OHSU Nurse-Midwifery Grand Rounds

February 20, 2024
Healthcare Providers’ Knowledge and Confidence Providing Lactation Support
Presentation by: Holly Houston, PhD, CNM

Join Meeting
Meeting password: eCkj9AFMp78

January 2024 - Political Participatory Behaviors, Attitudes, and Experiences of Midwives in the U.S
Password: Aq5NHXde

November 2023
Wombs and Wildfires

April 2023
Substance Use Disorder in the Perinatal Period

February 2023
Resetting the Labor Clock: Labor May Take Longer Than We Think

January 2023
Title: I’m Sure We Talked About It: Exploring midwifery ethics and ethics education
Presented by Dr. Michele Megregian, PhD, CNM, FACNM

November 2022
Title: Contraceptive Options for Trans and Non-Binary Patients

Presented by SKYE FROME, FNP

October 2022
Title: Providing Midwifery Services in Federally Qualified Health Center, the Virginia Garcia Story
Presented by Monica Arce, CNM, Department of Midwifery, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center
View presentation

Password: 2DemmKdy

April 2022
Title: The Colonization of Birth
Presented by LaKota Scott, ND

February 2022
Title: Chiropractic Treatment for Pregnant Patients 
Dr. Molica Anderson, DC, CSCS 

January 18th, 2022
Title: Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy in Preconception, Pregnancy, and Postpartum
Dr. Alicia MacDonald PT, DPT, MTC, CSCS

November 16, 2021
The End of Watchful Waiting? Midwifery Care Outcomes Before the ARRIVE Trial
Elise N. Erickson PhD, CNM, FACNM; Ellen Tilden PhD, CNM, FACNM; Michele Megregian PhD, CNM 

October 19, 2021
Honoring an Oregon Midwife
Alice Taylor, CNM, NP,MPH

April 20, 2021
Birthland: A Women of Color Owned, Midwifery Practice in Oakland
Kiki Jordan, LM, CPM

Play recording (46 mins)
Recording password: AsmwKJM3

January 19, 2021
Starting a Birth Center: Taking Our Future Into Our Own Hands
AlexAnn Westlake, MN, CNM

November 17, 2020
The Challenges and Impact of the Pandemic on Our Community: A Panel Discussion
Haley Beeson, CNM, MSN, CBC; Alisha Madrone, CNM, MN; Sharon Evans, CPM, LDM

February 18, 2020
The First Stage of Normal Labor: What We Know and Should Consider
Ellen Tilden, PhD, CNM

January 21, 2020
Obesity and Nutritional Perspectives of Yup'ik Alaska Native Women
Scarlett Hopkins, RN, MA

View Presentation

November 19, 2019
Integration of Traditional Maternity Care and Out of Hospital Birth
Kori Pienovi, CNM; Greg Eilers, MD|

October 15, 2019
Honoring Oregon Midwives
Helen Welch MSN, CNM

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
Advancing the Use of Intermittent Auscultation (IA): Opportunities and Challenges
Cathy Cromett, MSN, RN; Kailia Wray, BSN; Lori Swain, DNP, CNM; Penni Harmon, MSN, CNM

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 
Honoring Oregon Midwives
Tom Lloyd, M.S., C.N.M.

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

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
View presentation

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.

May 19, 2015
Presentation: Midwifery in the Context of Stillbirth
Speaker: Linda Glenn, C.N.M., P.M.H.N.P.

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.

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
View the video stream

October 21, 2014
Presenter: Aaron Tabacco, R.N., M.S.N. 
Title: Fathers, Midwives, and Family Birth: Fundamental Perspectives for Responsive Practice  

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. 
Judith Bishop

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
Sue Armstrong

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
Hermine Hayes-Kline

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 
Jillian Romm

October 16, 2012
Pap Update
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
Breech Happens
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: Evaluating the Evidence
Pamela Vireday, B.A., C.C.E.

Tuesday, November 15 2011
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
MJ Strauhal

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