Susan M. Yount, RN, CNM received her master's in midwifery from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1999. In 2006, she went on to receive her Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing Research with a focus on vulnerable populations and a minor in Nursing Systems in Rural Health. Her doctoral studies and work focused on herbal use for laboring women.
Dr. Yount earned her Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner as a post-doctoral degree. In addition to her work as a midwife/laborist at South Shore Hospital, Susan teaches for Frontier Nursing University as well as keeping clinically involved with women. She has published both articles and chapters in referenced midwifery and women's health books. Her research interests include strengthening evidence-based practice for midwifery and women's health.
In her personal time, Susan loves to spend time with her six grandchildren. She loves the outdoors and enjoys hiking to appreciate nature’s beauty throughout the year. Dr. Yount loves caring for women, but considers her grandkids the greatest joy she has ever experienced.