MN Women's Care Provider Profile
Julie Ann Vingers PhD, APRN, CNM
Certified Nurse Midwife
Julie Ann comes to Minnesota Women's Care with a robust background in all facets of nursing and women's health including well-women gynecology, family planning, antepartum, and postpartum care. Many women know her through her years in both the Allina and HealthEast systems as well as her work as an instructor and professor.
She began her career as an RN and earned her degree as a nurse midwife in 1995. Since that time she has worked as a co-director for a busy practice, an educator, and a pioneer in establishing nurse-midwife services and programs. Julie Ann is an Assistant Professor at Bethel University in the M.S. Nurse-Midwifery program – a program she helped to create.
In addition to her experience as a nurse midwife, Julie Ann's professional background includes a PhD in Nursing Education and extensive work in mental health.
Julie Ann's experience over the past 20 years in the metro area of Minneapolis and Saint Paul has included:
Certified Nurse Midwife in the Allina Medical Group
Clinical Preceptor for the University of Minnesota and Vanderbilt University
Certified Nurse Midwife in the HealthEast Care System
Nursing Instructor at Inver Hills Community College
Assistant Professor/Nurse-Midwifery Nursing Faculty at Bethel University
Bethel University - B.S. in Nursing, 1990
University of Illinois at Chicago - M.S. in Nurse-Midwifery, 1995
Capella University - PhD in Nursing Education, 2013
Credentials & Affiliations
American College of Nurse-Midwives
National League of Nursing
1. Gender differences with bullying during nursing education and nursing/APN practice
2. Water birth and Centering Pregnancy
3. Postpartum mood disorder
In the News
When Bethel University launched their Nurse Midwife training program, Julie Ann was featured in the StarTribune article about the innovative program. Here she is shown with students and a pregnant volunteer patient:
Photo by Elizabeth Flores ©StarTribune