Nurse Midwife Sarah Highlander
Nurse Midwife Sarah Highlander

Midwife joins staff of Mountaineer Healthcare for Women

WESTON, W.Va. – Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital announces the addition of Nurse Midwife, Sarah Highlander, to the staff of Mountaineer Healthcare for Women in Weston.

SJMH Chief Administrative Officer, Avah Stalnaker, explained, “As we continue to grow our Women’s Health Services, a need was identified for a Certified Nurse Midwife. Sarah Highlander is an experienced CNM and a Nurse Practitioner. She is from West Virginia and is happy to return and work in her home state. She will work closely with Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Dr. Robert Harris, as they fully develop our offerings to women of all ages.” 

Highlander looks forward to her work at the Weston location and noted, “I have always had a passion for women’s health. Early in my career I saw many women succumb due to not presenting with text-book symptoms. I have been an advocate for breast and cervical cancer for approximately 15 years. I love empowering women with knowledge.” 

Stalnaker added, “Education is important to Sarah and she wants our patients to have access to the care they need. Sarah will relate well to our patients and staff.”

Sarah Highlander is a native of Boone County and graduated from Sherman High School. She received her Associate Nursing degree from the University of Charleston in 1999. After graduation she worked at CAMC on the cardiothoracic floors. She completed her Bachelor of Nursing degree from Marshall University. In 2017 she received her dual master’s degree in Women’s Health and Midwifery from Georgetown University.

She is the mother of two beautiful sons, Zachary and Dylan. In her spare time she enjoys scrapbooking, reading, workouts and trips to the beach and amusement parks.

News Feed

Subscribe to remove popups, or just enjoy this free story and support our local businesses!