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Maria G. Cruz, CNM

Maria G. Cruz, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

My Health
Accepting new patients
(801) 908-0930 main office

Patient Satisfaction

(4.7)

Professional Summary

Degree

  • University of Utah College of Nursing Salt Lake City, UT in Doctor of Nursing Practice, 2010 - 2013

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Patho, American Heart Association, American College of Nurse Midwives, American College of Nurse-Midwives - Utah Chapter, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Utah Association of Nurse Practitioners

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Sign Language
  • Spanish

Bio

  • Graduated from the University of Utah DNP program in Womens Health and Midwifery in 2013. Graduated from Frontier University in Family Nursing Practice in 2018. Baccalaureate Registered Nurse specializing in Women's Health/Health Education. Worked as a labor and delivery nurse for 11 years and have been in the medical field as a nurse since 1991. I am passionate about patient education and public health education. I am also passionate about nursing education and passing the torch to future nurses. I enjoy teaching others. I believe in prevention of disease rather than curative or management of current disease processes. Areas of interest include: Women's health, education and empowerment. Family health and education, dermatologic conditions, medical aesthetics, prenatal education, group prenatal care, Obesity, diabetes, cultural differences in healthcare, Underserved populations and bridging the healthcare disparities gaps, Teen pregnancy, prevention and education, transgender health and inclusion, suicide education and prevention, domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking prevention and education, global and international health. My hobbies: art, painting, drawing, sculpting, writing children's stories and adult fiction, outdoor activities, camping, hiking, and spending time with family.