Midwifery and Women's Health

Meet Our Team

The health of women is our passion.

Kristen Joy Galbreath, CNM
Kristen attended births as a certified doula for ten years before deciding to go to nursing school. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies from the University of California, where she gained proficiency in Spanish and Portuguese. She later received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing (Nurse-Midwifery) from the University of New Mexico, with an emphasis on rural health. Kristen has worked in family practice, as a home visitor, and as a nurse in labor and delivery serving Northern New Mexico families.









Carol Ewing, CNM
Carol Ewing has been a midwife since 1986. Her early career started in Texas with a focus in out-of-hospital births, assisting women who wanted to give birth at home or in a freestanding birthing center in the Houston area. She attended the University of Texas School of Nursing, followed by graduate education at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. It was here she obtained her MSN and certification in midwifery. She served a term on the Texas Midwifery Board and was a faculty member at UTMB before moving to the Four Corners area in 2005. Carol began providing midwifery care to women in the hospital setting in 2007, in western Colorado before joining San Juan Health Partners Midwifery and Women’s Health in 2009.










Nichele R. Salazar, CNM
Salazar received her bachelors of science degree in nursing from Georgetown University in Washington, District of Columbia. For her masters degree in Nurse-Midwifery, she attended the University of New Mexico located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She previously worked in Albuquerque at Lovelace Hospital.


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