Current Roles •    Founder, Naturopathic Doctor, Primary Care Clinical Director, Fern Valley Natural Health •    Adjunct faculty, Bastyr University Department of Midwifery •    Adjunct faculty, clinical preceptor and residency site director,...
Current Roles Adjunct Faculty for the Department of Midwifery Education Master’s Degree in Applied Behavioral Science (Systems Counseling) – Leadership Institute of Seattle/Bastyr University, 2002 Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with a Minor in...
Dr. Cristina Ciupitu-Plath is a sociologist and public health professional with more than 8 years of experience in public health research and education. Her main research interests revolve around the health and well-being of pediatric populations...
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. It was a screening of "The Business of Being Born" that...
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. Education Katherine...
Current Roles Adjunct Faculty for the Department of Midwifery- Perinatal Nutrition Instructor. Education BA, Seattle University 2004 Seattle Midwifery School, Certificate in Midwifery 2007 Wellspring School for Healing Arts, Certificate in...
Current Roles Adjunct Faculty for the Department of Midwifery Education Master of Science in Midwifery, Bastyr University, 2014 Clinical Herbalist Training, California School of Herbal Studies, 2008 Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, University of...
Current Roles Tanya is an assistant professor in the Department of Midwifery in both the Master of Science in Midwifery and the Master of Arts in Maternal-Child Health Systems programs. She also provides midwifery care on a part-time basis at...
Current Roles Dr. Gordon is a core faculty member and Chair of the Midwifery Department at Bastyr University. She also provides prenatal, birth and postpartum care to families through the Center for Birth Midwives in Seattle. Education BS in...
Current Roles Kristin Effland is an Adjunct Faculty member in the Midwifery Department at Bastyr University and another midwifery school. Education Bastyr University - MA in Maternal Child Health Systems Seattle Midwifery School St. Mary’s...