Barbara ZimmermanMinnich, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife (American Midwifery Certification Board)


Nursing Education: University of Nevada


​Master's in Nursing: Case Western Reserve University


Certificate of Nurse Midwifery: Frontier Nursing University




Barbara received her undergraduate nursing degree from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas in 1993. She completed her Master's in Nursing degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1998.


Her Certificate of Midwifery was completed at Frontier Nursing University in 1997.


Currently, Barbara is a certified nurse midwife with the American Midwifery Certification Board. She is also a Certified Lamaze Childbirth Educator.


She has been a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) since 1997, and since 2001, has served on their Continuing Education Committee as a Continuing Education Reader.


A committed nurse midwife in the Chicago area for many years, Barbara brings her skills and talents in woman's health to our outpatient gynecology clinic.


Barbara enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoys running and reading.

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