Jessica Anderson holds a faculty appointment as Assistant Professor. She earned her bachelor's in nursing from Viterbo University in Wisconsin, her master's in nursing from Marquette University in Wisconsin, and her post-master's certificate as a Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner and Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Colorado College of Nursing. Jessica’s doctoral project is: A Quality Improvement Project to Increase HPV Vaccination Series Completion Rates in Women Who Access Care at Annual Exams in an Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Nurse-Midwifery Service.
Jessica's professional interests include exercise in pregnancy, water birth, nitrous oxide for labor, women's health care policy, practice development, and immunizations. She is active on committees with the March of Dimes, Colorado Health Department, Colorado Hospital Association, and American College of Nurse-Midwives. Jessica was recently elected to the American College of Nurse-Midwives Board of Directors as the Region 6 Representative.
Jessica has presented at local and national conferences including the American College of Nurse-Midwives Annual Meeting & Exposition, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing Colorado State Conference and American Academy of Family Practice Family Centered Maternity Care Conference on an array of topics including nitrous oxide, water birth, skin to skin, breastfeeding, and perineal suturing. In addition, Jessica is a nursing textbook contributor and has published several peer-reviewed articles. Jessica’s post-doctorate future goals include clinical practice, practice expansion, quality improvement, and health care policy at the state and federal level.
Jessica Anderson joined the Center for Midwifery in its infancy in 2005. She is currently the Director of the Center for Midwifery at Anchutz Medical Campus and Center for Midwifery at Longmont-Boulder-Carbon Valley.