Ruth A Anson

Ruth A Anson
Ruth A Anson

Clinical Instructor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Contact Information

1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ruth Anson, CNM, is a certified nurse midwife with Bronson Women's Service in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Three Rivers Health in Three Rivers, Michigan. She earned a nursing degree from Kalamazoo Valley Community College and subsequently worked in neonatal nursing and labor and delivery for ten years before going back to school. She went on to earn a bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University, a certificate in midwifery from Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, and a master's degree in nursing from Case Western Reserve University. She accepted a position at Three Rivers Health to begin a midwifery service for the rural area. In 2008, she began practicing midwifery at Bronson Women's Services while continuing part time for Three Rivers Health. In 2017, she became the director of the midwifery practice at Bronson Women's Services. She continues to provide clinical as well as administrative support to that practice.

  • Board Certification

    • American Midwifery Certification Board
  • Education and Training

    • MSN 1999, Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
    • Certification 1998, Midwifery, Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing
    • BS 1994, Health and Human Studies, Western Michigan University
    • ADN 1982, Nursing, Kalamazoo Valley Community College
  • Research

    • Nurse-midwifery
  • Publications

    • Walsh M., Walsh E., Appiagyei-Dankah Y., Atz A. Sex reversal and hypoplastic left heart syndrome Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2010;139(3) doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.09.058.

    • Appiagyei-Dankah Y., Tapiador C.D., Evans J.F., Castro-Magana M., Castro-Magana M., Aloia J.F., Aloia J.F., Yeh J.K., Yeh J.K., Yeh J.K. Influence of growth hormone on bone marrow adipogenesis in hypophysectomized rats American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2003;284(3 47-3) doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00213.2002.

    • Appiagyei-Dankah Y., Beckman B., Walters M. 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin Da and PKC activity and isoform distribution in MCF-7 breast cancer cells FASEB Journal. 1996;10