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The Twenty Second Annual Martha Browning Bryant Memorial Lecture

Saturday October 11, 2014 • Eliot Center • 1011 SW 12th Ave • Downtown Portland, Oregon

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Sponsored by The Oregon American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) Foundation. This program is supported by an educational grant from Providence Regional Women and Children’s Program


7:45 - Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Introductions
8:30 - Hypertension Clinical Update: Understanding and Implementing the Latest ACOG Guidelines. Richard Burwick, MD, MPH
9:30 - Break
10:00 - Rotating the OP Fetus. Jean Maunder, MS, CNM
11:30 - Lunch
12:45 - Sterile Water Papules for Labor Analgesia. Happy Barnes, CNM
2:15 - Break
2:30 - Interpersonal Neurobiology and Nonviolent Communication as it Impacts Stress: Provider Burnout and Secondary Trauma. Maggie Alexander, ND, MS, DNP, PMHNP, CNM
4:30 - Adjourn

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Registration $125
Students $50

Tuition includes: Continuing education certification, program syllabus, continental breakfast and lunch. Vegetarian meal option available.


Continuing Education Units, 6 contact hours, have been applied for through the American College of Nurse Midwives.


  • Sarah West and Robi Jaspin, Co-Chairs
  • Alissa McMaken-Roberts, CEU Application
  • Holly Boehm and Sandy Karp, Registration
  • Annie Christopherson and Kathy Kuskie, Food and Venue


Martha was a treasured member of the Portland midwifery community who was tragically murdered on her way home from a birth in 1992. The Martha Browning Bryant Memorial Lecture has been held annually to honor her memory and remember her spirit.

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