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Therese McMahan, CNM


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Therese McMahan, CNM

Location: Flagstaff 4th Street

Specialty: OB/GYN

Areas of Interest: Women's Health

Board Certifications: 

  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Mid-wife

Professional Associations: 

  • American College of Nurse Midwives

Work History & Leadership:

Therese McMahan, CNM has a life long commitment to women’s health and social change. She has been in practice as a nurse practitioner then a certified nurse midwife for nearly 30 years. As a child she was fascinated by different types of birth-humans and other mammals and continues to delight in catching babies. More importantly caring for women and supporting them in their own self-care has grown in importance. When women are strong and healthy their babies, families and their communities are strong and healthy. She has a passion for providing care for the underserved whether in the city or remote rural locations. Over the past few years she has also developed interest in caring for the LGBTQ community and alternative reproductive assistance. Additionally, she has a deep caring for women who are sexual abuse survivors and women struggling with addictions and in recovery. She sees the individual women holistically in mind, body and emotions. Her mantra is in self-forgetting one finds. She believes profoundly in the power of humor and connection.

Fun Facts: In my free time I enjoy going outside and hiking with my 5 dogs and sons. Originally, I am from Boston, Massachusetts and recently moved to Flagstaff from North Dakota.



  • Residency: University of Rhode Island; South Kingstown, RI
  • Fellowship: Post graduate certification in Nurse Midwifery
  • Graduate School: MGH Institute of Health Professions; Boston, MA
  • Medical School: MS in Nursing
  • Undergraduate: BS in Biology; University of Massachusetts; Boston, MA; 1988









Publications & Special Projects

  • Self-Care Burden in Women with Human Immunodeficiency Virus; Charlotte Anastasio, MSN, RN-C Therese McMahan (Obstetric- Gynecologic Nurse Practitioner MSN, RN); Anne Daniels (Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner) cDNSc, RN; Patrice Kenneally Nicholas PhD, RN; Alexandra Paul-Simon Assistant Professor
  • Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2012 Sep;39(3):323-34. doi: 10.1016/j.ogc.2012.05.001. Epub 2012 Aug 15. The birth of a collaborative model: obstetricians, midwives, and family physicians; Christine Chang Pecci 1, Julie Mottl-Santiago, Larry Culpepper, Linda Heffner, Therese McMahan, Aviva Lee-Parritz




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