Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

Marilyn Nibling, DNP, RN, PNP-BC, NNP-BC

I am a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner with 16 years of experience, currently working for Akron Children's Hospital at the Summa Akron City Campus. I have also been Clinical Faculty for Kent State University for 8 years and The University of Akron for 5 years. I have management experience and served as Director, Nursing Patient Services at Akron General Medical Center (1994-1998). I received the Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award in 2008, and The Debra Seiber Nursing Excellence award 2014.

Patricia Baller, MSN, RN, CNM

Patti Baller is a Senior Lecturer, who has been teaching in the Adult-Gero NP program for the last 19 years and the Women's Health program for 1 year. She has been an RN for 40 years and a practicing nurse-midwife for 32 years and has a special interest in Women’s Health. She has previously served on active duty in the Army Nurse Corps for almost 10 years as an RN and nurse-midwife. She has served on numerous College of Nursing committees and is a member of Faculty Senate.