School of Nursing Faculty

Dr. Jennifer Baumstark


Jennifer Baumstark, DNP, APRN, CNM-BC, practiced as a certified nurse-midwife for 18 years. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree at Hawaii Pacific University and presented her DNP Project on “Improving Healthcare for People in Possession of Transformative Gender Identity (PIPOTGI): Impact of Education on Nurses’ Knowledge and Awareness at the Sigma Theta Tau International Research Conference. Prior to coming to HPU she worked as a Certified Nurse Midwife at Molokai General Hospital provided family planning services, prenatal care, and delivered babies to families on the island of Molokai. Jennifer has worked as a nurse educator, teaching courses such as, Women’s Health and Health Informatics. Jennifer enjoys practicing and promoting patient and family centered care.