The CBU Faculty

  • Henci Goer

    Henci Goer’s life’s work has been analyzing and synthesizing the obstetric research in order to give pregnant women and birth professionals access to what constitutes safe, effective care. Over the decades, she has written consumer education pamphlets and numerous articles for trade, consumer, and academic periodicals. She has written three books, two for birth professionals and the third for pregnant women.

  • Melissa Cheyney

    Melissa Cheyney PhD CPM LDM is Associate Professor of Clinical Medical Anthropology and Reproductive Biology at Oregon State University (OSU) with additional appointments in Public Health and Women’s Studies. She received her doctorate in Biocultural Anthropology from the University of Oregon in 2005, where her research examined the U.S. Home Birth Movement.

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