Nancy Anderson
Associate Professor Department of Midwifery, Bastyr University

Dr. Nancy Anderson, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF MIDWIFERY BASTYR UNIVERSITY is originally from New York City, and attended Barnard College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.  She is a board certified pediatrician with an MPH in Maternal-Child Health from the University of Washington. Nancy spent five years working in Mozambique, and worked for the Department of Social and Health Services here in Washington for twelve years.  She taught public health for eight years in the division of Evening and Weekend Studies at The Evergreen State College. For the past three years she have worked as program director and core faculty for the Master’s program in Maternal Child Health Systems in the Department of Midwifery at Bastyr University. Her particular interests are health equity, global health issues, and the health of women and children, with a particular focus on the elimination of maternal-infant health inequities in the US. Nancy is a community physician member of a biomedical human subjects review board. Nancy also has carried out research on the role of traditional healers in Senegal and a project sponsored by the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives to understand the barriers that women of color experience with respect to the midwifery profession in The United States. 

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