Jen is a board certified nurse midwife. She obtained her undergraduate nursing degree from Oregon Health Science University, then spent nearly 20 years working Labor and Delivery in a variety of settings ranging from low to high risk obstetrics.
She received her graduate training at Georgetown University in midwifery and women’s health. Prior to joining Cascadia she worked as a CNM in the Portland area where she currently resides. “My goal as a Certified Nurse Midwife is to use evidence based practice to partner with women to address health care needs that arise from adolescence through menopause.
In regards to prenatal care, whether your preference is an un-medicated birth, epidural, or if we need to collaborate with my physician colleagues when a complication arises, the intent of midwifery is always to partner with women and families to facilitate an individualized birth experience.”