Jennifer Perry-Hidalgo, CNM

  • Greenville NC

Certified Nurse Midwife

Work History

Work History
2014 - Present

Clinical Instructor

East Carolina University

Assist Nurse Midwifery faculty with online classroom instruction and organization of clinical site data.  Co-taught Reproductive Physiology and Introduction to Primary Care for Well Women.  Assisted with Clinical Pharmacology for the Advanced Practice Nurse and Nurse-Midwifery Management: Well Woman Care.  Participate in faculty practice at the Pitt County Health Department.

Jan 2013 - Present

Certified Nurse Midwife

Cape Fear Valley Medical Center

Hospitalist position- triage, antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum care.  Low and high-risk obstetrical patients managed in collaboration with OB supervising physician.  Experienced with managing preeclampsia, twin gestations, preterm labor, vaginal birth after cesarean, patients with substance abuse.  Precept family practice interns, medical students, physician assistant and nurse-midwifery students.

Sep 2012 - Jan 2013

Certified Nurse Midwife

All American OB/GYN

Provided prenatal, postpartum and well woman care, contraceptive and preconception counseling, and problem GYN consults in the office twice a week.  Experienced with Mirena IUD insertions.  Provided intrapartum, antepartum and postpartum care in the hospital.  Position terminated due to the practice’s financial difficulties.

Feb 2012 - Aug 2012

Certified Nurse Midwife

ECU College of Nursing Faculty Practice (Midwifery)

Provided prenatal, postpartum, and well woman care as well as contraceptive counseling at the Pitt County Health Department.   High percentage of patient appointments conducted in Spanish.   

Sep 2011 - Jan 2012

Certified Nurse Midwife

Carolina Women's Phycisicans

Provided prenatal, postpartum and well woman care, contraceptive and preconceptual counseling, and problem GYN consults in the office twice a week.  Experienced with Mirena IUD insertions.  Provided intrapartum care in the hospital.

Feb 2007 - Jun 2011

Labor and Delivery RN

St. Anthony Hospital, Chicago, IL

Worked nights in Labor and Delivery unit.  Collaborated with CNMs, OB/GYN physicians, Family Practice physicians, residents, medical students and RNs.  Community hospital with~ 80% Latino patients.  Charge RN and preceptor duties as needed on unit.

Oct 2007 - May 2011

Research Nurse

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing

Research nurse for an RO1.  Taught mothers of premature infants (29-34 weeks gestation) a multi-sensory intervention to bring their babies to a more alert state for feeding and play.  Met with participants twice while infants were in NICU and twice in their homes.




University of Illinois at Chicago

Nurse-Midwifery concentration



Grand Valley State University

Accelerated second degree program



Aquinas College

Double major Biology and Spanish

Graduated Cum Laude


Interdisciplinary East-West Seed grant from ECU for a Spanish Language and Culture program for healthcare students. Team consists of faculty from Brody School of Medicine, College of Nursing, and the Foreign Language Department.  Applying for funding 4/2015.


Registered Nurse (North Carolina)

Certified Nurse Midwife (North Carolina)



Spanish fluency

Speak, read, and write with high proficiency.


American College of Nurse Midwives (National and North Carolina chapter)

Doctors for Global Health

Midwives for Haiti

University Service

Global Health Committee member

LGBT Curriculum Workgroup within the Health Science Division