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Dr. Jerome V. Ponder is a Board Certified Obstetrics & Gynecology physician with over 20 years experience from Wichita, KS . He earned his B.A. from John’s Hopkins University in 1991 and his M.D. from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 1997. He is an Army Veteran who received The Army Commendation Medal in 2001, The Bronze Star Medal in 2003, The Meritorious Service Medal and The Army Achievement Medal in 2005. Dr. Ponder is affiliated with Cape Fear Valley, WOMAC and Scotland Memorial Hospitals and is licensed to practice medicine in North and South Carolina.
Whitney Maxwell, CNM, WHNP-BC, MSN
Certified Nurse Midwife
Whitney Maxwell, CNM, WHNP-BC, MSN is a certified nurse midwife who is from North Carolina. Whitney has lived in Hope Mills all of her life and is a 2006 graduate from South View High School. She graduated from UNCG with her B.S.N. in 2001. Whitney’s passion for women’s health then led her to pursue her Master’s Degree, with Georgetown University in 2015. She graduated from the dual certificate program in 2017, with a Master of Science in Nursing, with a concentration as a Certified Nurse Midwife and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.
Jennifer Tiffany, CNM, WHNP, MSN
Certified Nurse Midwife
Jennifer Tiffany is a certified nurse midwife who began her career in labor and delivery at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in 2010. She earned her B.S.N. in Nursing from Belmont University in 2006. In 2011 she graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Master’s degree in Women’s Health. She is a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner who assisted in the 2013 opening of Cape Fear Valley Hoke OBYGN in Raeford, NC. In 2015 she graduated from East Carolina University with a certificate in Nurse-Midwifery. Since that time, Jennifer has attended over 500 births.
Diana “Shawn” Deviney
A certified nurse specialist in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She graduated with honors in 2000 from Frontier School of Midwifery in Hyden, Kentucky. She earned her B.S.N. in Nursing from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina in 1998. Shawn has more than 28 years of diverse experience in nursing and nurse midwifery. She is affiliated with Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists. Her passion for women's health and midwifery began after being supported during the natural birth of her own children by nurse midwives. Shawn has attended well over 3000 births
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