Michele has been a certified nurse-midwife since 1985. Over her career, Michele has been dedicated to providing trusting, sensitive, and respectful healthcare. She possesses a wealth of knowledge having worked in a variety of settings including a free-standing birth center, community hospital, academic medical center, and community health center. She has held several administrative positions and has been a co-owner of an independent midwife practice. She is currently a founding partner of The Midwife Solution and avidly supports increase access to midwives as part of the solution to the current Maternal Health Crisis in the United States. She earned her midwifery from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, her MPH from Boston University School of Public Health and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from Frontier Nursing University. She is the recipient of the Maternal Child Health Leadership Award in 2006 and the Maternal Child Health Alumni for Outstanding Service in 2014 both from Boston University School of Public Health and she was inducted into the honor society, Sigma Theta Tau, in 2020.
Kelly Roberts, MSN is founding partner of The Midwife Solution, Advancing Midwifery for Equitable and Optimal Health. While realizing her dream of becoming a midwife, Kelly unearthed a passion for analyzing data that demonstrates the myriad of midwifery’s benefits as well as a need for policy to increase access to sustainable full-scope midwifery care in all communities. Equally passionate about eliminating racial and other health disparities, she aspires to address systems of privilege and prejudice impacting midwifery and the delivery of midwifery care. Kelly has worked in administration, research, and clinical practice in the field of women’s health and has presented at Partners in Perinatal Health, American College of Nurse Midwives Annual Business Meeting, Centering Healthcare Institute Research Symposium, and the Global Health and Innovation Conference at Yale University. She received a BS in Health Policy Analysis from Cornell University, a BSN from UMass Boston, and MSN from Frontier Nursing University.
Meaghan is a nurse-midwife focused on expanding midwifery access to all birthing people. With a background in patient involvement and advocacy, Meaghan is passionate about centering the birthing person and family in their care. She aims to create systems change to address structural inequities and improve birth outcomes for all. She received her BSN from Boston College, MPH from the Boston University School of Public Health and MSN from Frontier Nursing University.
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