Friends of Nurse Midwifery in Illinois
2013 - Dr. Steven R. Daube
The 2013 award was given to Dr. Steven R. Daube, who has embraced and
continues to vigorously promote the midwifery model of care. He
acknowledged his wife, Jean Dietrich, for her support and efforts in running
the business aspects of providing care and recognized not only
his midwife colleagues, but all of his office and business staff.
2012 - Dr. Carpenter, Dr. Cardone, Dr. Cannon, and Dr. Murrey
The 2012 award was given to the doctors at West Suburban Women's Health Ltd. They have supported nurse midwives and the model of care for almost 15 years. The practice started with one nurse midwife and now there are currently three full time CNMs. They practice offers a variety of services including acupuncture, educational classes, lactation consulting, nutrition, psychiatry, and VBAC support. They were nominated by Shari Haney CNM and Pat Schneider CNM.
The doctors also received the Silver With Women commendation from ACNM, which is given to those practices that have supported and encouraged nurse midwifery for more than 10 years.