NPWH News

  • NPWH Announces Heather L. Maurer as New CEO

    NPWH Announces Heather L. Maurer as New CEO

    The NPWH Board of Directors is pleased and proud to announce its selection of
    Heather L. Maurer as the organization's new CEO. She will assume her leadership role on April 13.

    Heather brings a passion for women's health and over 25 years of senior executive leadership skills needed for NPWH at this important moment for everyone on the front lines in health care. She has a proven track record leading the development and execution of innovation programs and products that will continue to meet the needs of our members, women's health providers, and the women we are privileged to serve.

    Most recently, Heather led the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education as its first executive director. She is only the third CEO in NPWH's 40-year history. She follows Gay Johnson, who is retiring after 23 years of service to NPWH. For more information and the full announcement, click here.


  • NPWH Statement and Resources on COVID-19

    NPWH Statement and Resources on COVID-19

    NPWH is closely monitoring guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning the outbreak of a respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (“COVID-19”) that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in almost 70 locations internationally, including in the United States. NPWH encourages our members to check the CDC website daily. 

    In particular, we encourage our members to follow CDC recommendations regarding pregnant women, in-patient obstetric care, breastfeeding, and the use of facemasks for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings. 

    Click here for a message to our membership as well as resources for WHNPs. 

  • Joint NPWH/ACOG Membership Now Available

    Joint NPWH/ACOG Membership Now Available
    NPWH is pleased to now offer a joint membership with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). For more information, click here. To join or renew, click here
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