Julie Ann Vingers

Education: B.A., Bethel College; M.S., University of Illinois Chicago; Ph.D. (C), Capella University

Experience: Julie Ann has served as a full-scope nurse-midwife for 15 years. She has previously worked as a co-director for a busy practice and has worked as an educator for the past 3 years. She also established the first certified nurse-midwife service for the University of Chicago hospitals.

Areas of Expertise: Intrapartum women's care, infertility, sexuality issues for women and couples, bullying in nursing education and in the nursing workplace

Katrina Anderson

Education: B.S. in Nursing, Bethel University; M.S.N. specializing in nurse-midwifery, Vanderbilt University

Experience: Katrina is a practicing, full-scope nurse-midwife with experience in home and birth center birth and developing women’s healthcare services.

Areas of Expertise: Out-of-hospital birth, family planning, improving racial and cultural diversity among midwives, increasing access to midwifery care in underserved communities, complementary medicine.

Jane Wrede

Education: A.D., Northwest Iowa Community College; B.S., Minnesota State University, Mankato; M.S., University of Minnesota

Experience: Jane established a rural nurse-midwife practice and served as the solo full scope nurse- midwife in this practice prior to her work as a nurse-educator. She has also established a RN to BSN completion program in Southwest Minnesota State University. In addition to being the program director she maintains practice as a part-time CNM in a women's health clinic.

Areas of Expertise: Reproductive Health Topics, Advanced Practice Nurses in Rural Practice, and Nursing Education Program Development