Faculty Practice Nurse-Midwifery and Primary Care for Women
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Meet our providers! Our team of certified nurse-midwives and primary care nurse practitioners works together caring for women in middle Tennessee throughout their lifetime. We are highly educated, licensed and certified health professionals, experts in normal pregnancy and primary care for women in all phases of life. We love to help women achieve their best health, pregnancy, and birth experiences. We look forward to caring for you at one of our clinics!
Regina Barukh

Regina Barukh

MSN, CNM, FNP

University of California, Los Angeles CA, BA, International Development Studies and Political Science
Emory University, Atlanta GA, BS, Nursing
Emory University, Atlanta GA, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery and Family Nurse Practitioner
Practicing since 2016

Jenna Boren

Jenna Boren

MSN, CNM

Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville TN, BS, Biology
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2014

Kameron Brainard

Kameron Brainard

MSN, CNM

College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout MO, BA, French
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2012

Lori Cabbage

Lori Cabbage

MSN, CNM

University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN, BA, Human Services
University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN, MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner
San Jose State University, San Jose CA, Post Master’s Certificate in Midwifery
Practicing since 1991

Robin Cobb

Robin Cobb

PhD, CNM

Stonehill College, North Easton MA, BS, Biology
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, PhD, Microbiology and Immunology
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2010

Michelle Collins

Michelle Collins

PhD, CNM, C-EFM, FACNM, FAAN

St. Anthony School of Nursing, Rockford, IL, Diploma of Nursing
Rockford College, Rockford IL, BS, Nursing
Marquette University, Milwaukee WI, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis TN, PhD, Nursing
Practicing since 2002

Amanda Cripe

Amanda Cripe

MSN, CNM

College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati OH, BSN, Nursing
Georgetown University, Washington D.C., MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2005

Kathleen Danhausen

Kathleen Danhausen

MPH, MSN, CNM

Loyola University Chicago, Chicago IL, BA, Theater and International Studies
Columbia University, New York NY, MPH, Reproductive and Family Health
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2013

Melissa Davis

Melissa Davis

DNP, CNM, FNP

University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN, BA, Nutrition Sciences
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery and Family Practice
Samford University, Birmingham AL, DNP
Practicing since 2003

Hannah Diaz

Hannah Diaz

MSN, CNM

The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg VA, BS, Neuroscience
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2009

Melissa Glassford

Melissa Glassford

DNP, FNP

Belmont University, Nashville TN, BS and BSN, Nursing
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Family Practice Nurse Practitioner
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis TN, DNP, Nursing
Practicing since 2010

Claire Leezer

Claire Leezer

MSN, CNM

Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock PA, BS, Biology
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2010

Andrea Mana

Andrea Mana

MSN, CNM

Hope College, Holland MI, BS, Nursing
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2015

Manola McCain

Manola McCain

MSN, CNM

Covenant College, Lookout Mountain GA, BS, Natural Science
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2010

Nicole Mercer

Nicole Mercer

MSN, CNM, FNP

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, BS, Zoology
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery, Family Nurse Practitioner
Practicing since 2013

Tonia Moore-Davis

Tonia Moore-Davis

PhD, CNM

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD, BS, Nursing
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
University of Colorado, Denver CO, PhD
Practicing since 2002

Elizabeth Munoz

Elizabeth Munoz

MSN, CNM

Huntingdon College, Montgomery AL, BA, Theatre
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2013

Amanda Perry

Amanda Perry

MSN, CNM

Belmont University, Nashville TN, BSN, Nursing
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2015

Julia Phillipi

Julia Phillipi

PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN

Maryville College, Maryville TN, BA, Biology
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN, PhD, Nursing
Practicing since 1999

Shelza Rivas

Shelza Rivas

DNP, APRN, WHNP

Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, BA, Latin American Studies and Psychology
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Women's Health and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, DNP, Nursing
Practicing since 2016

Bethany Sanders

Bethany Sanders

MSN, CNM

Xavier University, Cincinnati OH, BA, French
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing currently enrolled
Practicing since 2007

Mavis Schorn

Mavis Schorn

PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN

University of Texas, Austin TX, BS, Nursing
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery
Texas Women's University, Houston, TX, MSN
The University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky - Doctor of Philosophy, Nursing
Practicing since 1990

Jessica Searcy

Jessica A Searcy

DNP, FNP, WHNP

Samford University, Birmingham AL, BSN, Nursing
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, Post Master's Certificate in Women's Health
Vanderbilt University, DNP, Nursing
Practicing since 2013

Annie Sorensen

Annie Sorensen

MSN, CNM, WHNP

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse-Practitioner
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA, BS, Nursing
University of Georgia, Athens GA, BS, Exercise Science
Practicing since 2012

Margaret Taylor

Margaret Taylor

DNP, CNM

Memphis State University, Memphis TN, ASN
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston SC, Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery
University of Tennessee, Memphis TN, BSN, Nursing
University of Tennessee, Memphis TN, MSN, Maternal-Child Health and Nurse-Midwifery
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, DNP
Practicing since 1987

Candice Vaden

Candice Vaden

MSN, APRN, WHNP

College of Charleston, Charleston SC, BS, Communication and Media Studies
Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, MSN, Women's Health/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Practicing since 2015

Kate Virostko

Kate Virostko

MSN, CNM

University of Georgia, Athens GA, BA, English and Women's Studies
Yale University, New Haven CT, MSN, Nurse-Midwifery
Practicing since 2005