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Sharon Holley, DNP, CNM, FACNM

holleysharonDepartment of Obstetrics-Gynecology
Division of Midwifery and Community Health

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, Midwifery and Community Health,
    Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics-Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
    D.N.P. (2008-2010)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
    M.S., Nursing (1994-1996)
  • University of North Alabama, Florence, AL
    B.S., Nursing (1987-1991)

Scholarly Foci

  • Midwifery practice
  • Midwifery education
  • Midwifery leadership

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Holley's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives
    • Member (1995-present)
    • Midwifery Business Network
      • Vice Chair (2017-present)
    • Quality Committee
      • Member (2012-2016)
    • Education Policy Committee
      • Member (2014-2016)
    • Division of Education, Continuing Education Section
      • Member (2012-2016)
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Iota Chapter
    • Member (2010-present)
  • American Nurses Association
    • Member (2010-present)
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN)
    • Member (2005-present)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • March of Dimes, Nurse Administrator of the Year, Tennessee Chapter (2016)
  • Recognition of Faculty, Achievement in Clinical Practice, Awarded by the Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Practice and Community Partnerships, Vanderbilt School of Nursing (2016)
  • The Sara K. Archer Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, Nurse-Midwifery Specialty, Vanderbilt School of Nursing (2016)
  • Fellow, American College of Nurse-Midwives (2016)
  • Leadership Development Award, American College of Nurse-Midwives Foundation (2013)

Contact Information

Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology
689 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-9802
Sharon.holley@baystatehealth.org