Mary-Beth Gardner, MS, FNP, CNM Joins Women's Health at CMC/DHK

June 30, 2014
Keene, NH

Mary-Beth Gardner

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene (CMC/DHK) is pleased to welcome Mary-Beth Gardner, MS, FNP, CNM, to our Department of Women’s Health.

Ms. Gardner holds a Master of Science degree in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, received her Certificate in Nurse Midwifery at the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing in Hyden, Kentucky, and completed two years of doctoral studies in Economics at Rice University in Houston, Texas. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Midwife.

Most recently, Ms. Gardner practiced at the Lakes Region General Hospital and Franklin Hospital in Franklin, NH. Prior to that, she provided Family Medicine, Midwifery, and Emergency Care in remote settings and at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital in Alaska for a total of 24 years. In addition, she has served on the faculty of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center School of Nursing in Houston, Texas, and at the Frontier Nursing University as a Regional Clinical Coordinator and as a student preceptor for the FNP and CNM programs. She holds professional memberships with the American College of Nurse Midwives and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and has volunteered in the Philippines and China.

At CMC/DHK, Ms. Gardner will provide care in a team environment with obstetricians, gynecologists, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and nurses in the Hubbard Center for Women’s Health and partner with patients to determine the best treatment and birthing options for each individual.

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene is a nonprofit community hospital and clinic with a mission to lead our community to become the nation’s healthiest through our clinical and service excellence, collaboration, and compassion for every patient, every time. Founded by CMC/DHK, Healthy Monadnock 2020 is a community-wide health initiative designed to actively engage the citizens of Cheshire County in the process of becoming the nation’s healthiest community by 2020. To learn more, call 603-354-5400 or visit

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