Lucia Jenkusky, CNM, MS, RN C-EFM

Instructor of Clinical Practice/Director of Women's Health Services

321 Newton Hall
1585 Neil Avenue Columbus, OH 43210








Lucia Jenkusky joined the College of Nursing in 2012. She teaches in the Midwifery and Women's Health graduate program.




Lucia Jenkusky earned her BSN from The Ohio State University and her MS in Midwifery from State University of New York at Stony Brook.



Clinical Interests

Adolescent Pregnancy Care & Pregnancy Prevention, Centering Pregnancy, Infant Mortality Reduction



Clinical Practice

Lucia has 15 years of midwifery experience.  She was the co-founder and owner of Birth and Beyond Midwifery Practice in Oneonta, NY before returning to Ohio.  


Lucia was the first midwife at Nationwide Children's Hospital and facilitated the first Centering Pregnancy group in the Teen and Pregnant Program.  She is the Director of Midwifery Services and practicing Certified Nurse Midiwife at Nationwide Children's Hospital in the Teen and Pregnant Program. 



Professional Service/Membership

Lucia is a member of The American College of Nurse-Midwives and serves as the Secretary of the Southern Ohio Chapter of The American College of Nurse Midwives.  She is also a member of the Council for Ohio Health Care Advocacy



Volunteer Service

Central Ohio Rescue and Restore Human Trafficking Hotline Volunteer, Olentangy Friends of Football Fundraising Committee