Rhonda Lanning, DNP, CNM, LCCE, IBCLC, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing

Rhonda has been teaching at the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing for 12 years. As a nurse-midwife and lactation consultant, her teaching focus is on reproductive health and care of newborns. In 2014, Rhonda created an innovative interdisciplinary service-learning course focused on training future health professionals to serve as volunteer doulas. Rhonda teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs and mentors honors, MSN and DNP students. She was the 2018 UNC Medical Center Nurse Faculty of the Year and recently received the prestigious Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching at UNC Chapel Hill. In addition to her teaching, Rhonda serves as the Program Coordinator for Birth Partners, a large hospital-based volunteer doula program with a focus on expanding access to supportive labor and birth care at UNC Medical Center.