Clinical Instructor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Ruth Tatara, CNM, is a nurse-midwife with Bronson Women's Services in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She received her undergraduate nursing degree from Michigan State University. She completed a post-graduate holistic health certification program through Western Michigan University and graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing degree from Frontier Nursing University on her path to becoming a full-scope certified nurse midwife. Ms. Tatara currently works with women and their families as a certified nurse midwife in the Kalamazoo area. She is also a preceptor for both Frontier Nursing University and University of Michigan student nurse midwives and is active on Bronson Women's Services guidelines committee. Ms. Tatara is also a member of Bronson's Clinical Equity committee. Ms. Tatara has a passion for listening to women, improving health outcomes in our community, working to address health inequities, and enjoys working with medical students, nursing students, student nurse midwives, and residents.
Education and Training
- MSN 2016, Community-based Nurse-Midwifery , Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing
- Certificate 2004, Holistic Health, Western Michigan University
- BSN 1996, Nursing, Michigan State University