Amy Johnson-Grass, MD, American Association of Birth Centers
Dr. Amy Johnson-Grass is the immediate past President of the American Association of Birth Centers. Her passion for birth centers extends to her work as a faculty member of the nationally taught How to Start a Birth Center Workshop and has been a site visitor for the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers.
Dr. Amy is the owner of Twin Cities Birth Center + Women’s Health Clinic in Saint Paul, Minnesota. After graduating from Bastyr University with a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, a Masters of Science in Nutrition, and Midwifery Certificate she completed a three-year National Institute of Health Post-doctoral Fellowship with the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundations and the University of Minnesota. During the fellowship, she started her private practice and also worked as a clinician at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. She is active in her community as the President of the Minnesota State Chapter of AABC, the Vice-President of the MN State NACPM Chapter, active in MN state legislation to license birth centers, and has sat on the Midwifery and Naturopathic Advisory Boards of the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. She believes in training future midwives and is a preceptor for and member of the Bethel Nurse-Midwifery Advisory Committee.