Kirsten Eckert CNM, WHNPShazah Khawaja
Certified Nurse Midwife
Kirsten Eckert is a certified nurse midwife (CNM) and women’s health nurse practitioner (WHNP). She graduated in 2010 from UCLA with a bachelor of science in paleo biology and geology. While at UCLA, she taught sex education with the Los Angeles Unified School District and decided to pursue her interests in women’s health care and education.
Kirsten later received her MSN from Yale University in 2014 with a specialty in midwifery. She is excited to be back in her home state providing full scope midwifery care with this group of outstanding women and providers at NCMA Women’s OB/GYN Center. She is honored and blessed to be able to help women be active and empowered decision-makers during their pregnancies and confidently give birth.
In her free time, Kirsten enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and throwing pottery.