Shenandoah University

Project Lead:
Juliana van Olphen Fehr, PhD, CNM, RN
Associate Professor and Nurse-Midwifery Coordinator
Phone: (540) 678-4382

Juliana is the Coordinator of the first nurse-midwifery education program in Virginia. She has created a curriculum that best meets the needs of her students, using a flexible mentorship approach that midwifery students need. Ms. Fehr earned a bachelor of science with honors in Special Education from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1974; a bachelor of science with honors in Nursing from University of Virginia in 1983; a master of science in Nurse-Midwifery from Georgetown University in 1983; and a Ph.D in Nursing from George Mason University in 1999.

Project Summary

Shenandoah University is awarded $82,216.35 to support planning for an advanced practice nursing faculty residency program which includes health informatics and distance education training. The faculty residents will then teach students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs at several universities in the specialties of Psychiatric Mental Health, Midwifery and Family Medicine.

Shenandoah University
1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: 800-432-2266

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