April 30, 2004

Nurse-midwife honored for contributions to the field

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Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D., left, director of the Duke Center for Human Genetics, and Jonathan Haines, Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt Center for Human Genetics Research, are collaborating on the search for genes involved in Alzheimer's disease. Photo by Anne Rayner

Elisabeth Howard, M.S.N., a certified nurse-midwife, has been recognized as a leader in nurse-midwifery for the Volunteer State by the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Howard was acknowledged by the organization for her contributions to nurse-midwifery and maternal and infant health. She is the coordinator of the West End Women’s Health Center, operated by the Vanderbilt School of Nursing, and was recently selected by students to receive a national American College of Nurse-Midwives Award for Excellence.