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Richelle J. Cricks, CNM, MSN

Academic Title:

Instructor

Primary Appointment:

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Location:

11 S. Paca Street

Phone (Primary):

410-328-3110

Fax:

410-328-7291

Education and Training

Diploma in Nursing                                                                                                     

      St Margaret’s Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)                                                                                                                     

      Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) CNEP  

       Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, Hyden, KY

Biosketch

Personal History:

Richelle Cricks, CNM, MSN gained experience as an RN at busy Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC in Pittsburgh while pursuing higher education. She completed her undergraduate degree in Nursing at Slippery Rock University, and then went on to earn her masters degree at Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing.

Richelle began her midwifery career in community hospitals in Lewisburg, PA, and Hanover, PA, gaining experience and confidence in her skills. She joined the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences in April, 2016. In addition to her clinical practice, Richelle also enjoys her role as an educator for midwifery students, medical students, and both OB/GYN and Family Medicine residents.

Richelle is a member of the Advanced Practice Council, and serves as a board member of the Perinatal and Oral Health Quality Improvement (PIOHQI) Program.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Childbirth, Centering, Family Counseling, Family Planning Services, Gynecological Examination, Natural Childbirth, Adolescent Pregnancy Care, Prenatal Care and Counseling