Certified Nurse Midwives
Diedre A. Dibal, Aprn-CNM, MS, Nurse Practitioner/ Certified Nurse Midwife
Diedre Dibal, ANRP, MS, CNM, received her Post-Master's Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She obtained a Master of Science degree from the University of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas, where she also completed her undergraduate work.
Ms. Dibal was the CEO and owner of Bethany Women's Care in Kansas City, Kansas, before joining the staff of the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center. She has had an extensive nursing career in the field of women's health, having worked in private practice, the University of Kansas Medical Center, and community health centers. She is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives, the Association of Nurse Practitioners in Reproductive Health, the American Nurses Association, the Kansas State Nurses Association and the Kansas City Maternal and Child Health Coalition, among others. Ms. Dibal believes in compassionate, comprehensive and holistic care for women and their families.
Marcia Ann Schlotman, APRN-CNM, BSN,
Nurse Practitioner/Certified Nurse Midwife
Marcia Ann Schlotman, RN, BSN, CNM, has been at the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center for over ten years as a Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Midwife. She attended the Yale University School of Nursing’s Midwifery Program where she obtained her graduate degrees. Ms. Schlotman received her Bachelor of Science Nursing degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Marcia has been an Adjunct Faculty/Clinical Instructor at the University of Kansas, School of Nursing’s Midwifery Department. She has also previously taught as an assistant professor at the St. Louis School of Nursing’s Graduate School Program and at the Loma Linda University School of Nursing in Loma Linda, California. She has served as a staff nurse and midwife in several U.S. military hospitals during her career in women’s health. Before joining the staff of the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, Marcia worked at a large HMO in Kansas City, Missouri.
Marcia is a member of the local chapter of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. She enjoys gardening, sewing, crocheting, playing with her two grandchildren and is an organist and pianist at her church.
Marcia encourages the whole family to become involved before and after a new family member arrives, and she works with dad and siblings alike. She insists that every woman who seeks care in the Women’s Health Department be treated with care and compassion. “Keeping all women as healthy as possible and teaching them how to be healthy throughout their lifetime, is very important” she says.
Kathleen Hislop Mammen, RN, MSN, APRN, BC
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse
Kathleen Hislop Mannen, RN, MSN, APRN, BC, received her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner degrees from the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston, South Carolina. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Maryland, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Kathleen Hislop Mammen is a Family Nurse Practitioner at the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, providing health care services for clients of Sheffield Place, a shelter serving women and their children, in Kansas City, Missouri.
Kathleen is also an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Master's of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner program at Graceland University in Independence, Missouri. She is a Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in the Occupational Medicine Clinic at the University of Kansas Medical Center, in Kansas City, Kansas. Kathleen has specialized in the care of dialysis patients as a Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in Naples Nephrology in Naples, Florida. She has also served patients in rural communities and health centers, providing medical care to migrant workers in Naples, Florida and Fairfax, South Carolina. Kathleen worked as a staff nurse at the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston, South Carolina. She has also served in various nursing positions in the Baltimore, Maryland area, during her extensive nursing career.
As a Nurse Practitioner, Kathleen says she provides quality holistic care to underserved clients with the goal of moving them along the continuum toward health and wellness.
Marilyn Janell Maier, APRN-CNM, RN, MS
Certified Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwife
Marilyn Janell Maier, CNM, ARNP-CNS, RN, MS, received her Post-Master's Nurse Midwifery Certification from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, and her Master of Science degree in Parent-Child Nursing from the University of Colorado.
Marilyn served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine and School of Nursing at East Carolina University, before coming to the Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center. She also taught nursing at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. Marilyn is a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and she has been active in the community promoting the cause of breastfeeding.
Julie L. Talley, RN, CNM
Nurse Practitioner/Certified Nurse Midwife
Julie Talley, RN, CNM, received her Master of Science Nursing Degree and her Bachelor Degree in Nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is a Certified Lactation Consultant and a Certified Child Birth Educator.
Julie has worked in a variety of nursing positions in both Kansas and Missouri, including at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas; North Kansas City Hospital and Baptist Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri; and Liberty Hospital, in Liberty, Missouri.
She is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives, Kansas City Chapter, and the Sigma Theta Tau International, Nursing Honors Society.