Midwives who provide full scope care

Midwifery care in Oregon is growing. The following is a list of current CNM practices (updated in 2018). The Oregon ACNM Affiliate will update this list annually.

Map of Midwifery Practices in Oregon

Portland Metro

  • Alma Birth Center Joni Pederson, Julie Shiprack, and Rosalind Elliott

  • Andaluz Birth Center Mary Strubhar

  • Columbia Women’s Clinic -  Has become Providence Women’s Clinic (see below) Kaiser Permanente Sunnyside Medical Center - Chris Beard, Jane Izmirlian, Kelly Riordan, Sarah Krakauer, Sharen Blake, Robi Jaspen, Bridget Dorsey, Jodi Arnoff, Shaanti Abbruzzese, Angie Chiodo, Teresa Keirns

  • Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center -Stacey Wilson, Gerri Cullers, Susan Brewer, Janna Ellings, Sara Holt, Samantha Miller, Melissa Mack, Lizzie Herskovitz, Helen Welch, Elizabeth Kavanaugh, Happy Barnes, Susie Corcoran

  • Legacy Emanuel –Anne Amspoker, Christine Barlow Reed, Wendy Berger, Betsy Freeman, Annie Johnson, Chris Kenlan-Laurent, Liz Robinson, Miriam Rosenberg, Diana Smith, Beth Stebbins, Katie Wright, Michelle Zimmerman-Pike, Christin Trost, Traci Gamet

  • Mt Hood Women’s Health Heather Carrion, June Hobbs, Kirsten Gwynn

  • Northwest Women’s Clinic Alina Palmer, Holly Spence, Juliana Baron, Lydia Hammond, Rhonda Chick

  • The Oregon Clinic Lena Wood, Coco Corbett

  • OHSU- Deborah Duran Snell, Cathy Emeis, Elise Erickson, Linda Glenn, Patti Hanson, Penni Harmon, Sally Hersh, Laura Jenson, Bridget Lee, Michele Megregian, Lisa Scott, Ellen Tilden, Julia Vance

  • OHSU Triage- Tiffany Sommer, Lisa Scott

  • OHSU Department of Ob/Gyn- Rebecca Bruns, Tom Lloyd

  • Providence Women’s Clinic St. Vincents- Amber Zietz, Ashley Ulmer,  Leah Peterson, Eleni Smith, Annie Ziemba, Mary Wathen, Carissa St. Onge Carneiro (per diem)

  • Providence Women’s Clinic East and Milwaukie - Janell Nieman-Ross, Patti Spooner, Julia Curren, Polly Molden, Anna Spann, Joanna Sullivan, Heather Wilson, Kim Smith, Kate Strooband, Carissa St. Onge Carneiro (per diem)

  • Southwest Family Physicians - Renee Beninger (see below for AP, FP only, Molly Strattan). also note Adria Goodness no longer practicing CNM - now PMHNP

  • Women’s OB/Gyn PC (Portland)

  • WHA Hillsboro Mary Gallagher

  • WHA Newberg- Reb Huggins

  • WHA Peterkort So, Jody Lindwall, Sarah Bodian, Christina Echternach , Lindsey Geunes, Sandy Karp, Mary Koski-Vogt, Molly Weeber

  • WHA Gateway Paige Atkinson, Marisa Bryman, Christina Cameli, Liz Labby, Nikki Morris, Megan Sapp (was Madsen), Lauren MacKenzie

  • WHA Midwifery Birth Center Jennifer Bishop, Laura Bartko, Kori Pienovi, Nora Tallman, Michele Zimmerman-Pike

  • WHA Lloyd District Jamie Burke, Sara Fahey, Katie Farnsworth, Jessie Kerstetter,

  • WHA Oregon City Holly Boehm, Ariel Brantly-Dalglish, Erica Coppola, Katie Himel, Marny Lawson, Regis McDonald, Elizabeth Morales, Kate Robinson, Julia St. Lawrence,

  • WHA Tualatin Shauna O’Neal, Anna Raffaelli, Coco Rudy

  • WHA Happy Valley Shannon Padilla

Willamette Valley

  • Aurora Birth Center Susie Corcoran

  • Bella Vie Mary Strubhar

  • Corvallis Birth and Women’s Health Center Susan Heinz, Kourtney Hanks, Debbie Alba, Crystal Massey

  • Fertility Center of Oregon (Eugene) Susan Armstrong, Michelle Brookey

  • Legacy Silverton- Molly MacMorris-Adix, Lori Swain, Lisa Malmquist, Liz Krainchich, Devin Salazar, Kate Mahar, Nancy MacMorris-Adix

  • Salem Clinic OB/GYN - Jennifer Ham

  • Salem Health - Christine Morales, Kitty Nielsen, Ari Griego-Marsh, Megan McCrossin, Sam Rynearson, Jaya Martin, Tamara Wilson, Becca Njord, Happy Barnes-Light

  • Samaritan OB/Gyn (Corvallis)Katherine Bowen, Katie Robins, Jen Jagger, Lisa McCullum, Emily Yeast, Jenny Miller, Angie Chisholm, Karla Snyder

  • Valley Women’s Health McMinnville

  • Willamette Valley Medical Center McMinnville- Natasha Lawson, Jessica Newgard, Annie Ziemba, Erica Koltenuk

  • PeaceHealth Nurse Midwifery Birth Center (Springfield) and Charnelton Community Health Center (Eugene) - Pauline Davis, Kelly Rickman, Annie Snyder, AlexAnn Westlake, Kanya DelPozzo, Laura Zitzer, Emily Downing-Moore, Christine Heritage, Jessica Mattison.

  • Planned Parenthood (Eugene/Springfield) - Michele Peters-Carr, Hilary Prager

The Coast

  • Bright Eyes Midwifery and Wild River Women’s Health Alice Taylor and Shilo McKenzie

  • Florence PeaceHealth Mary McDonald

  • Lincoln City Joanne Kort, CNM

  • Pacific Midwifery Service

  • Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital Newport Brenda Woods

Southern Oregon

  • Accent On Women’s Health -  Roseburg Cheri Hinshaw, Katherine Leichner

  • Asante Specialty and Midwifery Service- (Ashland) Patricia Reddy, Kendall Olson-Cassidy, Pamela Rossio, Loretta Sandoval, Victoria Mayfield

  • Providence Medford, Donna Niemela, Nancy Seuleaun,

  • Roseburg Women’s Healthcare Sarah Kent, Karen Roberson

  • Umpqua Community Health Center -(Roseburg) Kirstin Carhart

Eastern Oregon

  • Treasure Valley Women’s Clinic- Siri Jackman

Central OregoN

  • Center for Women’s Health/St. Charles HealthSystem (Redmond)-Clare Thompson, Jessica Nelson, Hannah Renzi

Insurance Coverage

Certified nurse-midwives are covered for the provision of reproductive health care on most insurance plans including Medicare, Medicaid & the Oregon Health Plan.

Please contact your insurance provider about your specific policy coverage.