Instructors

Oregon

Denise Clark O’Halloran, BA, EMT-P

A paramedic for over 35 years, Denise has taught American Heart Association BLS and ALS courses, as well as EMT and Paramedic training.  Denise has taught Critical Care Skills and Hematology at Birthingway College of Midwivery since 2005, and has been a BRN instructor since 2009.  With a degree in education, Denise has taught high school, has a background in journalism, and worked the mean streets of Portland, Oregon as a paramedic.

Geographic Area:  Oregon and southern Washington
Fees: $110 per student
Contact: denise.ohalloran@birthingway.edu

Holly Scholles, MA, CPM, LDM

A midwife since 1978, Holly has worked in rural and urban settings.  She has been a BRN instructor since 2008.

Geographic Area:  I’m centered in Beaverton, Oregon.  Open to traveling to any area.
Fees:  $110 per student plus travel expenses if outside Portland, Oregon area.
Other information:  I am willing to work with individuals, dyads, small groups, and larger groups.
Contact: holly.scholles@birthingway.edu

Utah

Sarah Carter, CPM, LDM

Sarah practiced as a midwife in homes and birth centers before moving into midwifery education.  She is now the Director of Continuing Education at Midwives College of Utah.  Her passion is midwifing midwives through their careers.  Northern Utah is her home, where she enjoys dark chocolate, Star Wars, her black lab, three teenagers, and her husband, John.

Geographic Area:  Utah and neighboring states.
Fees:  $150 per student
Other information:  I’m  happy to talk with people who’d like to have me come teach BRN if it makes more sense to have a minimum enrollment to carry a class or cover travel expenses.
Contact: well-midwife@midwifery.edu