Karen Sheffield-Abdullah, PhD, RN, CNM, an assistant professor with extensive experience as a nurse-midwife spanning 18 years, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. The fellowship is a prestigious recognition awarded to midwives who have made significant contributions to the profession through leadership, clinical practice, education, and research.
Dr. Sheffield-Abdullah has been a director of her own nurse-midwifery practice and has dedicated her career to providing exceptional care to mothers and their babies. She is a passionate advocate for perinatal mental health in Black and Brown communities and believes in addressing mental health through integrative health approaches.
Dr. Sheffield-Abdullah’s contributions to the nurse-midwifery profession are numerous, and she is especially committed to mentoring the next generation of nurse-midwives of color.
Her selection as a Fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives is a testament to her dedication and expertise in the field. Congratulations, Dr. Sheffield-Abdullah on this outstanding and well-deserved achievement!