Vanessa Caldari Melendez
Phone: 608.822.2643
Toll Free: 800.362.3322, extension 2643
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Degrees / Certifications:

  • Certified Professional Midwife (CPM), Midwifery - Maternidad La Luz - El Paso, Texas
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Centro de Estudios Multidisciplinarios - San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Certified Massage Therapist (CMT) - Puerto Rico Massage and Bodywork Institute - San Juan, Puerto Rico Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) - Inter American Univeristy of Puerto Rico Metro - San Juan, Puerto Rico Public Health
  • Specialization in Nurse Midwifery - University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras - San Juan, Puerto Rico Midwifery - California Licensed Midwife

Professional Organizations / Associations:

  • Midwives Alliance of North America
  • Puerto Rican Breast feeding Council of the Dpt. of Health
  • North American Registry of Midwives
  • Perinatal Task Force

Job Duties:

  • Direct the SWTC Midwifery Program
  • Founder and director of the nonprofit ONG, Centro MAM
  • NARM Preceptor
  • Active advocate for midwives of color

Courses I Teach:

  • Various first and second year classes
  • Clinical Classes

Community Involvement:

  • Non profit founder of Mujeres Ayudando Madres Inc. (MAM)
  • Community Activist
  • Legislative Midwifery Initiatives