The W. Newton Long Award for the Advancement of Midwifery is dedicated to honoring the legacy of Dr. W. Newton Long, a renown OB/GYN who was a longtime supporter and advocate for midwives, midwifery practice, and midwifery research.
Dr. Long worked with midwives in various settings, including the Indian Health Service, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, and Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.
The purpose of this award is to provide funding for projects or activities that contribute to the advancement of midwifery. These initiatives should focus on addressing one or more of the following areas:
Dr. W. Newton Long