is an accomplished nurse midwife with 20 years of experience. Jan
obtained her undergraduate education in psychology and masters degree
in education at Michigan State University. She received her nursing
degree at Michigan Tech and the University of the State of New York.
Jan then established her midwifery career through Baylor College of
Medicine where she received her certification in Nurse Midwifery.
Since 1975, Jan has considered Traverse City as her home. Before
becoming a Certified Nurse Midwife in 1990, Jan worked as a nurse in
labor and delivery for 10 years in hospitals throughout Michigan,
Texas and Ohio. Returning to the area in 1992, she was a founding
member of Munson Nurse Midwifery Service
for 6 years and then had a
private practice for 10 years, Women First Nurse Midwifery Service
before joining Grand Traverse Women's Clinic in September of 2008. Jan
has one son, Andy, a senior at Kalamazoo College. In her spare time,
she enjoys the outdoors and reading.