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Jessica Swan, LM, CPM, MSM

Jessica Swan, LM, CPM, MSM

Jessica graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011 with a degree in Psychology and a desire to go to Bastyr University's newly established Department of Midwifery.

Melanie Dickson, LM, CPM

Current Roles

Valerie Sasson, LM, CPM

Current Roles

  • Adjunct faculty and clinical preceptor, Bastyr University Department of Midwifery
  • Clinical midwife in active practice, Puget Sound Midwives & Birth Center, Renton
  • Co-owner, Puget Sound Midwives & Birth Centers, LLC

Katherine Sauerlender, LM, CPM, MSM

Current Roles

Katherine provides prenatal, birth, and postpartum care to Seattle families and serves as a clinical preceptor at Seattle Home Maternity in Columbia City. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member at Bastyr.

Sarah Lax, CPM, LDM, CHN

Sarah Lax, CPM, LDM, CHN

Current Roles

Adjunct Faculty for the Department of Midwifery- Perinatal Nutrition Instructor.

Jen Segadelli, JD, MSM

Jen Segadelli, JD, MSM

Current Roles

Jen Segadelli is the Clinical Education Supervisor and an adjunct faculty member of the Department of Midwifery at Bastyr University.

Kathleen (Kate) West, PhD, MS

Kate West, PhD, MS

Current Roles

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington
    • Introduction to respectful partnerships and collaborative approaches in Global Health, GH306
    • Global Health and Justice, GH305

Anna K. Davis

Current Role

Core faculty member in the Department of Basic Sciences

Education

Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Washington

Dr. Melissa A Murphy, PhD

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Current Roles

Assistant professor, Nutrition and Basic Sciences

Education

 

Fernanda Larson, MS

Fernanda Larson is an Assistant Professor and a core faculty member in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University California. She joined Bastyr in Fall, 2015.

Education