Jessica Anderson, Associate Director of the Center for Midwifery, joined the Center in its infancy in 2005. Anderson is currently holds a faculty appointment as Senior Instructor. She earned her bachelor of 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 from the University of Colorado College of Nursing. She is currently working towards a doctor of nursing practice.
Anderson is an expert in waterbirths and serves as a birth advocate for women, families, and children. Anderson's research interests include exercise in pregnancy, water birth, women's health care policy and immunizations.
Anderson is also active in midwifery at multiple levels. She is currently President of the ACNM Colorado Region V, Chapter 3, she established the ACNM Affiliate in Colorado, and she is a part of the interdisciplinary Review Panel, Marketing, Global Health, Program Practice, and Outpatient Midwifery Committees.