Nurses and Midwives in Boca Raton, FL

Our Midwives

Terry DeFilippo C.N.M.

Terry DeFilippo C.N.M.

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Terry DeFilippo graduated from the University of Florida with Honors in 1978 and received a Masters Degree from University of Miami in 1991 graduating top of her class. Terry has provided health care in our community for 30 years. She has been practicing as a Certified Nurse-Midwife since 1991 and has delivered over 3000 babies. A Certified Nurse-Midwife is an Advanced Practice Nurse trained in both obstetrics and gynecology. Our services include: well woman Gynecology- annual exams with pap, STD counseling, prevention and testing and contraception from adolescence up to Medicare; and full scope Obstetric care: prenatal, labor and delivery, postpartum and family planning. We are especially well suited to women who desire personalized attention with emphasis on education and time for questions and family focused prenatal care.

 


Rachel DeVaney C.N.M.

Rachel DeVaney C.N.M.

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Rachel DeVaney has been practicing in South Florida since 2002. She received her BSN from Georgetown University in 1995, graduating Magna Cum Laude. In 1998, she earned her MSN in Midwifery from the University of Pennsylvania where she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, the Nursing Honors Society. Prior to moving to South Florida, Rachel also practiced in the northern Virginia/Washington DC area for several years. Rachel enjoys and believes strongly in spending quality time with her patients, answering their questions, and providing support and education where both the patients and their families can make informed decisions involving their care.

 


  Laurie Gibbons C.N.M.

Laurie Gibbons C.N.M.

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Laurie graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing with highest honors from Nova Southeastern University. She obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing and Nurse Midwifery from the University of Cincinnati.  Prior to becoming a Certified Nurse-Midwife, she worked for 28 years in Maternal/Child, with the last 10 being an assistant nurse manager in Labor & Delivery.  Laurie has been married for 26 years and has three beautiful children currently attending college.  Her professional life has been based on her passionate desire in encouraging women to become active participants in their own health care and dedicated to providing women and their families with a caring and personalized health care experience.


   Eileen Danoff C.N.M.

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Eileen worked as a Registered Nurse in Labor and Delivery for more than 20 years before receiving her Masters’ Degree in Nurse Midwifery from the University of Miami in 2006. She also earned her certification in childbirth preparation and worked as Clinical Nurse Specialist in high risk obstetrics before turning her focus to nurse midwifery. Eileen’s background enables her to provide a safe and individualized approach in assisting women and their support team through education about the options available for a positive and rewarding birth experience. She also is able to make a gynecology visit comfortable with plenty of time for explanation and discussion regarding disease prevention and health promotion. Eileen is married and a proud mother and step-mother of four.


Certified Genetic Counselor

Lisa D'Augelli M.S.

Lisa D'Augelli M.S.

Lisa D'Augelli has worked with Women's Health Partners providing genetic counseling services since 1991. Having a board certified genetic counselor readily available to both patients and physicians is unique to Women's Health Partners. Lisa's focus is on providing information about genetic risks as well as genetic testing options and results. Lisa has been a genetic counselor for 25 years. She graduated from LaFayette College in 1981 with a B.S. in biology. She received her Masters of Science in human genetics from Sarah Lawrence College in 1983. She achieved board certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics in 1985.

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