Jordan a Fla. nurse-midwife

Published 7:26 pm Wednesday, January 11, 2012

As a Cassopolis seventh-grader in 1995, Roberta Jordan reigned as Cass County’s champion speller.
Today she’s fulfilling her goal as a nurse-midwife with the National Health Corps in St. Petersburg, Fla. She started there Aug. 29, 2011.
Previous employment as a labor and delivery nurse were in Kalamazoo and in Albuquerque, N.M.
She also worked as a travel labor and delivery nurse in California.
Roberta, daughter of Sandra Randle, graduated from Ross Beatty Junior/Senior High School in 2000.
Jordan volunteered at health care facilities from age 14 until she finished high school. During her college years and present, she continued volunteer work in various capacities in health science.
Jordan attained her undergraduate degree, a bachelor’s in nursing, from Grand Valley State University in Allendale in May 2004.
She added a graduate degree, a master’s in nursing with a nurse-midwife concentration, from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, last May.
Her honors include National Health Service Corps Scholar, Hearst Program Scholar and Sue Dalton Scholarship recipient.