Name

Melissa Avery

Keyword: 
Health Sciences
Photo of Professor Melissa Avery
Job Title: 
Professor
School of Nursing
612-624-5933

Areas of Expertise

  • Pregnancy
  • Birth
  • Cesarean section
  • Natural birth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Post-partum depression
  • Pre-natal care

Notable Achievements

  • Certified nurse midwife since 1981
  • Directs the Doctor of Nursing Practice in nurse midwifery at the U of M
  • Author, Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth
  • PhD, Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing