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Jan M. Kriebs M.S., CNM, MSN, FACNM

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Location: USB Ste. 400
Phone: 410-328-5964

Personal History:

Jan Kriebs is a graduate of the Yale University School of Nursing program in Maternal Child Health/Nurse-Midwifery. Prior to her recent retirement from clinical practice, she provided pregnancy, birth and well-woman care for more than 30 years. She is co-author of two midwifery texts - Varney's Midwifery and Primary care for Women.

She currently serves on the American Midwifery Certification Board's Committee on Certificate Maintenance,  the Maryland State Board of Nursing Direct Entry Midwifery Advisory Committee, and as Legislative Chair for the Maryland ACNM. She is a member of the  Working Group on Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV.

Research Interests:

Perinatal HIV

Clinical Specialty:

Clinical interests include patient safety and quality improvement and the care of women living with HIV.


Kriebs JM. Staphylococcus Infections in Pregnancy - Maternal and Neonatal Risks. J Perinat Neonatal Nursing 2016. In Press.

Kriebs JM. Patient safety during induction of labor. J Perinat Neonatal Nursing. 2015 Apr-Jun;29(2):130-7.

Kriebs JM. Obesity in pregnancy: Addressing risks to improve outcomes. J Perinat Neonat Nursing 2014;28:32-40.

Blanchard MH, Kriebs JM. A Successful Model of Collaborative Practice in a University-Based Maternity Care Setting. Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America, 2012;39(3):367-72.

Iqbal SN, Kriebs J, Harman C, Alger L, Kopelman J, Turan O, Gungor S, Malinow A, Baschat AA. Predictors of Fetal Growth in Maternal HIV Disease. American Journal of Perinatology, 2010; 27(7):517-23.

Iqbal S, Kriebs J, Harman C, Gungor S, Alger L, Turan O, et al. Protease inhibitor therapy and fetal growth potential in HIV-positive women. Am J Perinatol 2008;25(6):335-9.

Kriebs J.  Understanding Herpes Simplex Virus: Transmission, Diagnosis, and Considerations in Pregnancy Management. JMWH 2008;53(3):202-8.

Kriebs J, Shannon M.  HIV Counseling and testing in pregnancy. JMWH 2008;53(3):265-7.