Certified Nurse Midwives
Jackie Notes, CNM
After graduating from Indiana University Medical Center Nursing School, Jackie was a labor and delivery nurse at Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center in Chicago. She earned a certificate in nurse-midwifery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1978.After serving in a number of positions that included prenatal clinic director and staff member in the Midwifery Education Program at Stanford/EPA and in private practice, Jackie joined our Midwifery Service in 1988.
Kay Mitchell, CNM, MS
Jeanne Prins, CNM, MS
Jeanne received her BSN from the University of Vermont in 1984, and worked as a registered nurse in Boston, and numerous African countries, working to improve health care services to refugees and displaced people. She earned her Masters in Nursing and Midwifery degree from Georgetown University in 1997. Jeanne worked as a midwife in Charles Town, West Virginia and Frederick, Maryland before joining our practice in early 2004.
Janine Sayles, CNM, MS
Janine started her obstetric experience working as a labor and delivery nurse and childbirth educator for fifteen years. Wanting to do more for women's health, she attended Georgetown University where she graduated from the School of Midwifery with her Masters Degree in 1996. After graduating, she worked in a private midwifery practice and birthing center before joining our practice in 2006.
Margaret Truyens, CNM
After earning her BSN degree at Georgetown University in 1984, Margaret received extensive experience in administering care to laboring women. Her interest in the needs of women’s health led her to develop and present classes on labor support. Since becoming a Nurse-Midwife, Margaret has served women during pregnancy in many settings, including hospital, private practice, clinic, and birthing center settings, within the Baltimore-Washington DC area, as well as in the Virgin Islands. She joined our group in early 2008.
Stephanie Rhodes, CNM, MS
Prior to joining our practice in 2008, Stephanie Rhodes, CNM worked with the Peace Corps in Africa and the South Pacific, helping to improve the health and education of underserved women and their families. As a result of her overseas experiences, Stephanie redirected her desire to make a difference by focusing on women's health. She returned to the United States to earn her Nursing Degree from the Johns Hopkins University in 1998, followed by her Masters Degree in Midwifery from Georgetown in 2000. Since becoming a Certified Nurse Midwife, Stephanie has worked with women and their families in the Baltimore area.
Nora Molloy, CNM
Nora Molloy, CNM joins Signature OB/GYN with over 15 years of experience as a Certified Nurse Midwife and an additional 10 years of experience as a nurse in Labor & Delivery. Most recently, she joins us from the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, where she was a clinical instructor in the School of Nursing. Nora’s experience includes varied roles in many different places. She has provided OB/GYN care to women with high risk factors in both practice and hospital environments. While serving in the Army at the Bassett Army Community Hospital in the early 1990’s as a Charge Nurse in the Emergency Room, she earned her certification in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Nora is comfortable in an advanced practitioner role where she can be part of the patient’s care team, providing her patients with the best of care. She looks forward to working as a full scope midwife at Signature OB/GYN, while providing gynecologic, antepartum, and obstetric care to patients of all ages.
Laura Lynch, CRNP
Laura received both her Bachelors and her Masters degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland and is board certified as a family nurse practitioner. She served as an officer in the US Navy Nurse Corps for eight years. She has worked in public health and served as the Adolescent Care Coordinator for Howard County for three years.She provides care to women of all ages, but she particularly enjoys serving the adolescent population. Although she primarily cares for the routine and gynecological patients, she is also able to assist our obstetrical patients with many of their needs. Laura believes in encouraging a healthy lifestyle for all women and their families.