Kirby Adlam currently works as a midwife in a busy practice providing care in both the clinic and hospital setting. Her primary areas of interests are in providing prenatal education, supporting women throughout the childbirth process, and supporting breastfeeding. She is currently going back for her PhD in nursing with a focus on researching improving pelvic pain in women. She has a passion for education and supporting women in making informed decisions about their reproductive care. She also currently teaches general childbirth classes to the community for free at UIC, which she hopes empowers women to make informed, collaborative decisions with their healthcare team during the prenatal and labor process.
She has been an instructor at UIC for four years, and loves working with students in the academic and clinical settings. She currently serves as the clinical coordinator for all women's health nurse practitioner and midwifery students.
She currently teaches pathophysiology and advanced health assessment. She also precepts students in the inpatient and clinical settings.
Preceptor of the Year Award, ACNM
Daisy Faculty Award
Member of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society