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Susan Altman

Clinical Assistant Professor
Program Director, Nurse-Midwifery

1 212 998 5567

433 First Avenue
Room 531
New York, NY 10010
United States

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Professional overview

Susan Altman is a certified nurse midwife who currently serves as the Midwifery Program Director at  NYU Meyers College of Nursing. She has practiced full scope midwifery for greater than sixteen years and spent several years as an adjunct professor in both the Graduate Midwifery and Graduate Women’s Health programs at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Her formal teaching, as well as the many years of precepting midwifery students in the clinical setting, has helped her realize the importance of her role in educating midwives who will, in the future, promote excellence and leadership in all areas of midwifery and women's health. 


BA in Physical Therapy, 1980, Hunter College
MA in Community Health Education, 1985, Adelphi University
BS, Nursing, 1994, SUNY at Stony Brook
MS, Midwifery, 1997, SUNY at Stony Brook
DNP, Midwifery, 2009, SUNY at Stony Brook

Honors and awards

Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Nursing Honor Society (2004)
Fellow American College of Nurse Midwives (FACNM) (2018)


Women's health
Maternal global health

Professional membership

American College of Nurse-Midwives
National Perinatal Association (Executive Board Member)
Long Island Midwives (Former Executive Board Member)
NYC Midwives
New York State Association of Licensed Midwives (NYSALM)
New York State Perinatal Association



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