Dr. Missi Stec is a Professor at the Emory University Nell Woodruff Hodgson School of Nursing. Missi completed her MSN in midwifery in 2005 from Vanderbilt. She returned to Vanderbilt for a DNP that she earned in 2010. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and in the America College of Nurse Midwives. She is a past program director of the midwifery program at the University of Cincinnati, teaching all midwifery specialty courses. In addition, she has developed and lead two innovative DNP programs. Her emphasis has always been on improving the patient experience during pregnancy and birth. She has been in full scope midwifery practice for more than 15 years and currently works at Wilson Health in Sidney, OH. Missi was the chair of the ACNM Division of Education and was the managing editor of the ACNM Exam Prep Review Book from 2012-2016. She redeveloped the ACNM Exam Prep course for students in 2012 to include student centered, active learning strategies. She has been coordinating and teaching the onsite exam prep at the ACNM Annual Meeting ever since. Missi has a passion for midwifery education and helping students to reach their maximum potential.
Missi lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband Bob, their children Nate, Brooks and Rory and the puppies Missy, Zadie, NoTORIous, and Coco.