Debra (Burt) Ames, CNM

Debra Ames is a Certified Nurse Midwife and has been with Women's Health Associates since 2008. She received her RN from Curry College and received her Certificate of Nurse Midwifery from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 1984. She is certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives and maintains privileges at Baystate Medical Center.  She brings years of experience in women's health to Women's Health Associates. She started her practice at Boston City Hospital, then relocated to the Pioneer valley in 1989. She worked for several years as a Certified Nurse Midwife in a group practice at Kaiser Permanente in Northampton, Mass. She more recently worked at Baystate Medical Center in the Midwifery Triage program. She loves all aspects of women's health with a special interest in preventative care, nutrition, adolescent health and women in midlife.