Neva Gerke, LM, CPM, MSM


Masters of Science in Midwifery, Bastyr Univeristy 2014   

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, University of South Carolina 2002                                                                                                                                           

Past Experience

Governor’s Interagency Council on Health Disparities, Adverse Birth Outcomes Advisory Committee  Feb 2014 - present

Owner/Midwife of Laoch Midwifery, Tacoma, WA July 2014 - Present

National Association of Certified Professional Midwives, Communications Fellow Sep 2012-Dec 2013

Midwives Association of Washington State, Student Executive Board Member  Dec 2011-Jan 2012

Assistant General Manager, Schneider Logistics 2006-2008

United States Marine Corps 1995-2006

Classes Taught

Professional Issues: Modern Midwifery History


Social Justice and Activism, Youth and High School sports


In the years since her pivotal calling to midwifery, Neva has dedicated herself to learning the trade and art of caring for families during the childbearing year while participating in midwifery activism on a state and national level.  She has committed herself to improving midwifery care for all families and working toward resolving the many health disparities that exist within her community through activism, midwifery care, and in her personal life.  

Neva Gerke, LM, CPM, MSM
Neva Gerke LM, CPM, MSM
School of Natural Health Arts & Sciences
Department of Midwifery