This session is presented by FNU faculty members Dr. Jeneen Lomax and Dr. Eileen Thrower.
Are you considering becoming a nurse-midwife? Find out about FNU’s nurse-midwifery education program and hear about the joys and challenges of being a student and life as a midwife.
Jeneen A. Lomax, DNP, APRN, CNM
Dr. Jeneen Lomax is a faculty member at Frontier Nursing University and a certified nurse-midwife with over 19 years of women’s health experience. She is a three-time graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. She worked in several different practice settings such as community hospitals and large academic hospitals; private practices; and federally qualified health centers. Prior to her faculty appointment at FNU, she has had the pleasure of working as an assistant professor teaching several graduate level courses in an FNP program ranging from Advanced Pathophysiology to Women’s Health Therapeutics and Management Across the Lifespan.
Eileen J. B. Thrower, CNM, APRN, Ph.D., CNE, FACNM
Dr. Thrower is Assistant Professor at Frontier Nursing University where she teaches in the community-based nurse-midwifery education program. Her doctoral research examined oral histories of nurse-midwives in Georgia and she continues her research of the history of midwifery. She is also very passionate about the scholarship of teaching and learning and has published and presented on evidenced-based teaching methodologies.
During her 25 years of clinical practice, Dr. Thrower established two nurse-midwifery practices in West Georgia. She continues clinical practice as a volunteer providing well woman and gynecologic care to women at a free clinic in West Georgia. She is a past-president of Georgia’s ACNM Affiliate is currently the ACNM National Program committee chair-elect. Dr. Thrower enjoys hiking, camping, boating, crocheting, reading, and solving crossword puzzles in her free time.