Meet The Contributing Writers @

Lauren Jacobson MS, RN, WHNP-BC

Lauren is a registered nurse and women’s health nurse practitioner who is passionate about global health and gender-based violence prevention. She currently works as a nurse practitioner in an OB/GYN clinic in Massachusetts but will be starting a Master’s in International Health in Amsterdam in the Fall of 2020. She completed a Direct Entry MSN program at Boston College in May 2017 after obtaining a BS in Forensic Science and Biology. She is Editor and an Advisory Board Member for the Global Nursing Caucus and volunteers with Physicians for Human Rights as a medical evaluator for asylum seekers. In her free time Lauren enjoys writing, traveling, and hiking.    Read More »

Caitlin Goodwin MSN, CNM, RN

Caitlin Goodwin MSN, CNM, RN is a Certified Nurse-Midwife who has been a nurse for 12 years, primarily in women’s health. She is passionate about caring for children with developmental disabilities, as her son has Autism Spectrum Disorder. Caitlin loved working as a camp nurse for a summer camp for those with special needs. She is currently working as a freelance writer and consultant and is passionate about advocating for her patients, students, and profession. She hopes to draw further attention to the gaps in care and resources for perinatal mental health disorders. In her free time, she loves to travel with her four children, read scholarly journals, and explore her home state of Ohio.    Read More »