Jane F. Houston DNP, CNM, FACNM began her nursing and midwifery education in Scotland where she became a registered general nurse RGN with a Bachelor’s degree and completed her diploma in midwifery in 1992 to become a Registered Midwife.
She has always felt called to the profession of midwifery since childhood.
Jane has caught many babies on 4 different continents, in countries including the USA, Scotland, Zimbabwe, and New Zealand over the past 30 years.
She entered graduate school at the University of Florida in 2001 and completed her MSN studies so she would be able to provide midwifery care in Gainesville, Florida. She became the first midwife on staff at a local hospital there.
Jane was in the first DNP class at the University of Florida, graduating in 2009, and continued her career in education becoming Director of Midwifery there from 2011 to 2015.
She joined the faculty at Frontier Nursing University in 2015 as Clinical Director for Midwifery and Women’s Health until 2019. She then became the Director of the DNP program there until Fall 2021.
She currently provides full-scope midwifery care as teaching faculty with the University of Central Florida residency practice at a local maternity hospital.
She is an Associate Professor with interests in waterbirth, normalization of pregnancy, delayed cord clamping, Diversity, and Inclusion related to SGM communities and international maternal care.
She identifies as gay and gender non-conforming.
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