Kathryn McCarthy, DNP, CNM, WHNP

located in Rancho Bernardo, Poway, CA

About Kathryn McCarthy, DNP, CNM, WHNP

Kathryn McCarthy, DNP, CNM, WHNP has been providing well-woman care, family planning, prenatal care, labor & birth, and postpartum care for 30 years.

She began her midwifery career as a National Health Service Corps scholar where she experienced the importance of access to safe midwifery care in low-resource settings.

Kathryn completed her undergraduate studies at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. She obtained her Masters of Science in nursing and Nurse Practitioner Certificate at Vanderbilt University, and a Post Master’s certificate in Nurse-Midwifery from the UCI-UCLA School of Medicine.

Kathryn graduated from the University of San Diego with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2010. Her scholarly project focused on a risk reduction intervention for perinatal depression in an Iraqi refugee population.

She served as faculty in the Georgetown University Nurse-Midwifery program, and the University of San Diego Nurse Practitioner, and Nursing programs. Dr. McCarthy has practiced for many years as a nurse-midwife/nurse practitioner for the military health care system at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

She is passionate about partnering with women and their families to help them achieve their best health, pregnancy, and birth experiences. All women deserve compassionate, culturally sensitive, and skilled care throughout their lives.

Kathryn makes her home in San Diego County with her husband; a retired U.S. Navy Surgeon. They enjoy travel, spending time with family, and relaxing on the water.

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Kathryn McCarthy, DNP, CNM, WHNP has been providing well-woman care, family planning, prenatal care, labor & birth, and postpartum care for 30 years.

She began her midwifery career as a National Health Service Corps scholar where she experienced the importance of access to safe midwifery care in low-resource settings.

Kathryn completed her undergraduate studies at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing. She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. She obtained her Masters of Science in nursing and Nurse Practitioner Certificate at Vanderbilt University, and a Post Master’s certificate in Nurse-Midwifery from the UCI-UCLA School of Medicine.

Kathryn graduated from the University of San Diego with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2010. Her scholarly project focused on a risk reduction intervention for perinatal depression in an Iraqi refugee population.

She served as faculty in the Georgetown University Nurse-Midwifery program, and the University of San Diego Nurse Practitioner, and Nursing programs. Dr. McCarthy has practiced for many years as a nurse-midwife/nurse practitioner for the military health care system at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

She is passionate about partnering with women and their families to help them achieve their best health, pregnancy, and birth experiences. All women deserve compassionate, culturally sensitive, and skilled care throughout their lives.

Kathryn makes her home in San Diego County with her husband; a retired U.S. Navy Surgeon. They enjoy travel, spending time with family, and relaxing on the water.


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