We are pleased to announce that in July 2016, Ellen Howard, CNM joined Laurel Ob-Gyn. Prior to joining the physicians at Laurel Ob-Gyn, Ellen practiced as a CNM at New Dawn Midwifery in Asheville for 6 years. She has attended over 600 deliveries and strives to honor each woman’s individual birth plan while providing safety for her and her baby. Prior to becoming a Certified Nurse Midwife, she was a registered nurse for 6 years, practicing primarily in women’s healthcare at Mission Hospital here in Asheville.
When Ellen isn’t at work, her favorite hobby is dancing. She loves contra, swing, and salsa and enjoys the vibrant dance community in Asheville. She lives on the West side with her spouse and toddler.