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Gina Novick is an Associate Professor at Yale School of Nursing in the Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Specialties.

Dr. Novick’s research and policy interests focus on understanding and implementing alternatives to conventional models of care for pregnancy and birth. She was instrumental in developing the Birth Center Task Force of the Health and Medicine Policy Research Group (which legalized freestanding birth centers in Illinois) and was a founding board member of the Centering Health Care Institute (which develops and promotes CenteringPregnancy Group Prenatal Care). Her research examines the experience of patients from marginalized populations receiving group prenatal care as well as barriers and facilitators to implementing, providing, and sustaining group prenatal care. She has been active in the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) in a variety of capacities and currently is co-chair of the Dissemination Committee of the ACNM Division of Research. Dr. Novick has provided full-scope midwifery care in a wide range of settings for nearly 40 years and currently provides outpatient obstetric and gynecologic care at the Center for Women’s Health and Midwifery at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. She is a Fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Dr. Novick received her PhD and MSN from Yale University and her BSN from Columbia University.


Gina Novick


Associate Professor

Yale University


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