Meet The Midwives

ruthJoAnne Ruth, CNM, MSN received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, from LaSalle University in 1986, and her Master of Science in Nursing, with a clinical specialty in nurse-midwifery in 1992, from the University of Pennsylvania. JoAnne has a long and varied nursing background in labor and delivery, pediatrics, homecare and has been in private practice, offering full scope midwifery services for over 20 years.


joannaJoanna Klimaski, MSN, CRNP received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Seton Hall University in 1991 and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. Joanna’s nursing experience includes care of high risk antepartum patients, labor and delivery, postpartum and care of the normal newborn. Additionally, she has provided well woman care as a Nurse Practitioner to underprivileged women in Philadelphia, as well as in private practice. Joanna also taught for many years in undergraduate nursing programs at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University.