Midwife Profiles

The profiles provided are those of the current full and part time midwives of Wayne State University Physician Group.

Mary Lewis, C.N.M., Director Midwifery Services received her BSN from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI in 1967. She completed her midwifery education from Lourdes Maternity Hospital in Drogheda, Ireland in 1970. From there she practiced as a nurse midwife in Tanzania, East Africa. Upon returning to the U.S., she received her Master's Degree in Nurse-Midwifery from St. Louis University in 1975. She has taught in various nursing programs as well as midwifery education programs e.g. University of Mississippi, Wayne State University and has precepted midwifery, nursing, and medical students. She had a private solo practice for 9 years which included office, home birth, and free standing birth center. She became part of the Hutzel Hospital practice in 1988, and Director of that practice in 1993. Her full-scope practice includes all aspects including clinical care in the PRB clinic. She has worked diligently to integrate clinical, educational and research goals into the current practice. 
 Darlene Allen, C.N.M., graduated from Wayne State University in 2008 with a Master of Science in Nursing. She became certified in Midwifery in 2008. Ms. Allen has worked in the Detroit area for over twenty years primarily focusing on teenagers. She has worked extensively with adolescent mothers at Catherine Ferguson Academy in the Detroit Public Schools. In 2008 she began full scope midwifery at Hutzel Hospital, where she worked as a staff nurse since 1987. Darlene, a native Detroiter is committed to the health and well being of families in the Detroit area.
 Celina González-Pittman, C.N.M., M.S. is a 2006 graduate from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Nurse-Midwifery program. Ms. González-Pittman is a recent addition to the service, however, was providing emergent care to pregnant women at Sinai-Grace Hospital for the past year and a half. Now, with the opportunity to provide full-scope midwifery to the diverse populations of the women of Detroit, she is looking forward to extending her practice to include more Spanish-speaking clientele.

Rebecca Harris, M.S.N., C.N.M., is a certified nurse-midwife born and raised in southeastern Michigan. Her interest in children and families have been around as long as she can remember. At any gathering while growing up, Rebecca could always be found holding the newest baby or playing with the small children. Her interest continued as she grew up. She earned a bachelor's degree in family studies from Central Michigan University in 2004. She went on to graduate with her BSN from Eastern Michigan University in 2007. With her love of education and women's health, she earned a MSN in nurse-midwifery from the University of Michigan in 2013. Her past nursing experience includes a few years in postpartum and most recently travel nursing. She is happy to settle back in Michigan and enjoys providing midwifery care to the women and families of Detroit. As a midwife, she loves to educate and empower her clients. She feels it is an honor to be able to provide care and also support their choices during one of the most meaningful times in their lives.

 Diane Reseigh, C.N.M., attended the University of Illinois, Chicago's midwifery program and obtained her Master's degree in Nursing/Science in 1998. She has practiced since that time with the Hutzel Women's Hospital's Midwifery Service providing full-scope midwifery care to women of the Detroit Metropolitan area.