Melissa Avery

Health Sciences
  • Portrait Image: 
    Photo of Professor Melissa Avery
  • Job Title: 
    Professor
  • Department: 
    Graduate education and research
  • College/Organization: 
    School of Nursing
  • Contact Phone: 
    612-624-5933

Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise: 
  • Pregnancy
  • Birth
  • Cesarean section
  • Natural birth
  • Breastfeeding
  • Post-partum depression
  • Pre-natal care

Notable Achievements

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