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About the Author
Barbara A. Anderson, DrPH, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, is the Director of the post-master's Doctor of Nursing Practice program (DNP) at Frontier Nursing University, Hyden, Kentucky. She is co-editor of Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Research, and Practice (2008 & 2012) and was awarded the American College of Nurse Midwives Book of the Year Award for Reproductive Health: Women and Men's Shared Responsibility (2005). Dr. Anderson has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health and currently serves as a journal referee for Medical Anthropology Quarterly and Social Science and Medicine. She has served as chair of the Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health section of the American Public Health Association. Dr. Anderson led an urban initiative in California that won The Safe Motherhood Initiative-USA Model Program award. As a program consultant in Africa, Asia and Latin America, she has prepared nurses, midwives and physicians in public health and the midwifery model of care.
Susan E. Stone, DNSc, CNM, FACNM, is the President and Dean of the Frontier Nursing University, Hyden, Kentucky where she has served as faculty since 1993. From 1989 - 1999, Dr. Stone was Program Director for the Prenatal Care Assistance Program and a full-scope CNM at Bassett Health Care in Cooperstown, NY. She has been a Certified Childbirth Educator since 1982 and a CNM since 1991. She has published in the Journal of Midwifery, Distance Education in Nursing, Annual Review of Nursing Education and Advances for Nurse Practitioners. Her chapter in Clinical Teaching in Nursing Education (2006) addressed clinical education for nursing students in distance learning programs. Dr. Stone is the Principal Investigator on four HRSA grant-funded research projects. She recently received two national awards: 2011 Rural Nurse Educator (National Rural Health Association) and the prestigious 2011 Felicia Stewart Advocacy Award (American Public Health Association), recognizing her strong commitment to advocacy on behalf of reproductive health and rights.