Fellow Profile

Fellow

Diana Smith

Diana-Smith

Focus Areas: Addiction & Overdose

Project Nurture - Legacy Medical Group

Portland, OR

Fellow

Diana Smith

Diana is the Project Nurture Clinical Lead for Legacy Medical Group where she provides midwifery care to all women served at the clinic, with a special focus on pregnant women with substance use disorders. She facilitates institutional health care transformation work through participating in work groups to revise policies for maternal and newborn care, community outreach and education by presenting at conferences and meetings with legislator and advocating for health insurance reform.

Legacy Medical Group (LMG) consists of over 300 healthcare providers that see patients in 6 hospitals, 26 primary care clinics, and numerous medical specialty clinics across Northern Oregon and Southern Washington. Thirteen Certified Nurse Midwives provide comprehensive reproductive health care to a diverse population of women, including pregnant women from county safety-net clinics, non-English speaking recent immigrants, adolescents, third generation African American Portlanders, and women seeking specialized midwifery care.