Yana Gepshtein


5815 Cozzens St
San Diego, CA
United States


Second Year PhD Student


I am a Certified Nurse Midwife ( CNM) working in a Community Clinic in san Diego, CA. I am a second year PhD student at UCI School of Nursing. I hold BS in Nursing from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and MS in Nursing from UCSF. Upon my graduation from UCSF I worked for two years in Japan where I studied practices of traditional midwives and researched use of traditional herbal medicine for women health problems.
My interests include health of women refugees, help-seeking behaviors and self care in immigrant communities, and midwifery model of care.