Rooks, Judith P.

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ROOKS, Judith P.

ROOKS, Judith P. American, b. 1941. Genres: History, Medicine/Health. Career: King County Hospital, Seattle, WA, staff nurse, 1963-64; Sacred Heart Hospital, Spokane, WA, staff nurse, 1964; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, staff nurse at Clinical Center, 1965; San Jose State College (now University), San Jose, CA, assistant professor of nursing, 1967-69; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, epidemiologist, 1970-78; Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, 1978-79; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, expert for Office of Population Affairs and Office of the Surgeon General, 1979-80; Agency for International Development, Washington, DC, project officer and public health adviser for Office of Population, 1980-82; Frontier Nursing Service, Hyden, KY, member of academic faculty for School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, 1993-95; Western Consortium for Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, associate of Pacific Institute for Women's Health, 1993-2001; New York Academy of Medicine/ Maternity Center Association, Evidence-Based Symposium on the Nature and Management of Labor Pain, director, 1999-2002. Certified nurse- midwife; certified mediator; registered nurse. Participant in fieldwork around the world; consultant. Publications: (ed. with J.E. Haas, and contrib.) Nurse- Midwifery in America, 1986; Midwifery and Childbirth in America, 1997. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: 2706 SW English Ct, Portland, OR 97201, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]