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Rhonda Busby

Rhonda Busby, American nurse midwife. Registered Nurse, Washington Certified nurse midwife, 1983. Named Midwife of the Year, Seattle chapter American College of Nurse-Midwives, 1989.


  • Busby, Rhonda was born on October 22, 1952 in Enterprise, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Ronald W. and Eva H. (Wheeler) Busby.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Loma Linda University, 1973. Certified midwifery, Seattle Midwifery School, 1981. Certified completion of refresher course, Booth Maternity Center, 1983.

      Bachelor of science in nursing, State University of New York, Albany, 1984.


    • Staff nurse Mason General Hospital, Shelton, Washington, 1973-1974. Staff nurse Stevens Memorial Hospital, Edmonds, 1974-1977. Nurse midwife Stork Associates, Tacoma, 1983-1985.

      Private practice BirthCare, Seattle, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, Washington Certified nurse midwife, 1983.


    Member American College of Nurse-Midwives (vice president Seattle chapter 1986-1988), Midwives Alliance of North American, Midwives Association of Washington State (board directors 1984-1986), American Nurses Association, International Childbirth Education Association, National Perinatal Association.


    • Married Bruce W. McKinney, March 15, 1974. 1 child, Sarah Busby McKinney.
    • father: Ronald W. Busby
    • mother: Eva H. (Wheeler) Busby
    • spouse: Bruce W. McKinney
    • child: Sarah Busby McKinney Busby
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    Born October 22, 1952
    (age 65)