One of the joys of the 2017 Birth Center Symposium in Haiti was meeting other dedicated birth workers and educators employing the midwifery model of care, including Amy Marowitz, DNP, CNM. Amy has graciously agreed to join our Circle of Advisors! Please see her bio below. Welcome, Amy!
Amy Marowitz is a Certified Nurse Midwife and an Associate Professor at Frontier Nursing University (FNU) in the Department of Midwifery and Women’s Health. She has 15 years of experience in full scope midwifery in and out of the hospital including a high volume practice with the Indian Health Service, and a smaller hospital owned practice for women on Medicaid. She began teaching at FNU in 1994, has taught Antepartum and Intrapartum Care, and now coordinates the Intrapartum course series.
Amy has published and presented on varied Intrapartum topics, including midwifery management of slow labor, management of pre-labor rupture of membranes at term, care of women in early labor, and waterbirth. She has a passion for Global Midwifery, has made several volunteer trips to Haiti, and has designed a Midwifery Curriculum for use in Haiti based on ICM (International Confederation of Midwives) core competencies.
Amy has a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies with a concentration in Anthropology from the University of Michigan, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Louis University, a Master of Science with a Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Oakland University.