College of Health Sciences
Dr. Kimberly Sniffen, CNM received her BA in Biology from Sweet Briar College in 1989 and went directly into Johns Hopkins University's Accelerated BSN program which she completed in 1990. She worked Neonatal ICU for many years in Virginia,Tennessee and Montana and then returned to school and obtained her MSN in Advanced Perinatal Nursing from Old Dominion University in 1996. Labor & Delivery became her passion and she completed her postmasters Certificate in Midwifery from Frontier School of Midwifery in 2003. She has since practiced Midwifery for nearly 15 years. Her teaching career began in 2006 with the University of Cincinnati’s Graduate School of Nursing. While teaching there, she decided to pursue her DNP to expand her teaching options and graduated from Frontier University again in the Fall of 2010. Her doctoral project centered around Maternity Care in Rural Haiti as she travels to a small village there often. She continues to volunteer as the Maternity Program Coordinator for Hope for Haiti Foundation. She has taught in the Nursing programs at Chamberlain College of Nursing, Frontier University, and Capella. Dr. Sniffen will serve as Contributing Faculty for the School of Nursing.