Dr. Amber Price is the President & CEO of Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center in Virginia. She received a Bachelor in Behavioral Science from the University of Maryland, followed by a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Old Dominion University. She completed her graduate degree at the University of Cincinnati, graduating with a Master of Nursing in Midwifery, and a post-Masters certificate in Global Women’s Health. She received her Executive Doctorate in Nursing from The Johns Hopkins University, with a research focus on Change Leadership. Dr. Price served as President of the American College of Nurse-Midwives in Virginia, and serves as a board member for the March of Dimes and Ronald McDonald House, as well as on state maternal mortality and perinatal quality boards. In 2017, she won the prestigious Monarch Award for Innovation in Nursing.
Originally from Holland, Dr. Price trained in New Zealand, and has worked in women’s and children’s health clinically and as an administrator for more than 30 years. She was named a ‘2020 Woman to Watch’ by Nashville Medical News. Dr. Price is a regular speaker on respectful maternity care, and has published numerous articles and book chapters on Women’s Voice in maternal health, Trauma Informed Care, and Respectful Maternity Care. Her passion and expertise surrounding consent, and her unique perspective as a Nurse-Midwife and hospital administrator make her an expert on the patient experience for women of childbearing age. Dr. Price works within her corporation and with other organizations on a state and national level to improve outcomes for women and children, and to increase access to respectful family-centered care.