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Pamela Pearson, DNP, CNM, FACNM

Director, Nurse-Midwifery/WHNP Program

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Human Development Nursing Science

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Building & Room:

Rm 858, NURS


845 S. Damen Ave., MC 802, Chicago, IL 60612

Office Phone:



Pamela Pearson has been a Certified Nurse Midwife at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences Systems since 1994. She joined the faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the College of Nursing in August, 2019. Pamela completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in August 2018 from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She teaches graduate Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Midwifery students in the Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science.

Selected Publications

Pearson P, Klima C, Snyder M. Reducing Barriers That Hinder Obstetric Providers From Addressing Perinatal Depression: A Provider Education Module Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice 12(2):212-224 01 Oct 2019

Professional Leadership

Examination Committee Member, American Midwifery Certification Board


DNP University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing 2018

Post Master's Midwifery University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing 1994

MSN Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 1989

BSN Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 1986

BA Biology Lake Forest College, Lake forest, Illinois 1984

Licensures and Certifications

Certified Nurse Midwife

Advanced Practice Nurse

Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships

American College of Nurse Midwives

Sigma Theta Tau