Program Director

Rutgers University Midwifery Program

Julie Blumenfeld, DNP, CNM is a Certified Nurse-Midwife and Fellow of the American College of Nurse Midwives. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor & Program Director of the Nurse Midwifery and Dual Women’s Health/Nurse Midwifery Programs at Rutgers School of Nursing. She began her work in healthcare as a Peace Corps Volunteer and has spent the past 20 years providing midwifery care at Capital Health in Trenton, NJ.

Dr. Blumenfeld is a passionate advocate for creating lasting change through health policy. She is the Chair of the NJ Maternal Care Quality Collaborative, serves on the NJ Maternal Mortality Review Committee and the NJ Board of Medical Examiners Midwifery Liaison Committee, and is Chair of its Health Equity Sub-Committee. Dr. Blumenfeld is active in the American College of Nurse Midwives at both the local and national levels, and currently serves as Vice Chair of the College’s State Government Affairs Committee and President of the New Jersey Affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives.