Michelle Pivacek Garrison, DNP, RNC-OB,C-EFM
Academic Director of Online Education Oklahoma

(317) 371-1462
Remote Office — Oklahoma City


Dr. Garrison has over twenty years of experience as an obstetric nurse caring for women and newborns in the labor/delivery and postpartum arenas.  With over ten years of experience as a nurse educator in both traditional on-campus and on-line programs, Dr. Garrison has taught in BSN, RN to BSN, BSN-MSN, and DNP programs. Dr. Garrison has also been an Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Instructor for AWHONN and provided expert medical record review on legal cases involving obstetrics.


  • Doctorate in Nursing Practice: University of Oklahoma, 2018
  • Master's of Science in Nursing Education: University of Oklahoma, 2012
  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing: Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 2009
  • Associate of Science in Nursing: Rochester Community College, 1999

Professional affiliations​

  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
  • National Membership Committee Member 2020, AWHONN
  • Sigma Theta Tau (Beta Uppsilon Chapter)
  • National League for Nursing
  • Nursing for Women's Health Journal (Peer Reviewer)

Area of expertise​

  • Maternal/Child Nursing

Teaching interests/focus

  •  Maternal/Child Nursing

Personal interests

  • Spending time with my children and grandchildren
  • Golfing
  • Off-roading in our Razr
  • Reading
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Cooking

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