Recognizing the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife 2020

Nurses and midwives contribute a significant role in providing health services. They are committed to caring for mothers and children; maintaining health promotion and disease prevention; meeting everyday health needs and providing overall care to the community.

Join two UW Bothell faculty members in recognizing the vital role nurses and midwives have in providing health services.


UW Bothell Assistant Professor and midwife, Meghan Eagen-Torkko, shares the important work of a midwife and how that impacts her role as a professor, and what motivated her to become a midwife.

University of Washington Bothell Nursing Instructor and Nurse Practitioner, Justin Gill, shares the importance of nurse advocacy at the bedside up to the legislative level and the many different career opportunities an education in nursing provides.