Mendy Gearhart

Mendy Gearhart

Services Offered: Breastfeeding Support, Childbirth Classes, Newborn Care Classes
Certifications: Certified Childbirth Educator
Location: Anniston AL United States

Having earned her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville State University (JSU), and Doctor of Nursing Practice in Public Health from the University of Tennessee, Mendy McMichael has attained more than 26 years of nursing experience, including serving on the nursing faculty of Jacksonville State University. Mendy taught in both baccalaureate and STEP (RN to BSN) programs. During her tenure in nursing education, she taught both in the classroom and in the clinical arena, as well as online courses.
Mendy taught theory and clinical practice for a variety of nursing courses including Mental Health, Ethics in Nursing, Nursing Leadership and Health Policy, Transcultural HealthCare, Concepts of Human Sexuality, Psychosocial Concepts in Nursing, and Professional Practice and Care of the Aging Population.
Mendy began her career as a staff nurse in Labor and Delivery at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center (NEARMC) and from there went on to the Lurleen B. Wallace College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Jacksonville State University. She was also staff nurse in birth suites at St. Vincent’s, and nurse manager of Obstetrics and Pediatrics at NEARMC. She has served as a consultant for Harris, Cleckler, Hollis & Shamblin, L.L.C., Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and the March of Dimes, and as an NCLEX EXCEL instructor for Drexel University. Mendy is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau. She received multiple Faculty Research Awards at JSU.
Mendy has also presented multiple oral presentations at local, state, regional, national and international levels.
Mendy is a Nursing Educator Specialist and former Virtual Instructor at Ascend Learning (ATI), as she continues to work part time as a staff nurse in a newborn nursery and lactation. In her role at ATI, Mendy provides direction for the curricular content of all pre-licensure RN and PN assessments and remedial products.
Currently, I have been teaching prenatal classes for 8 years. Teach prenatal, natural childbirth, and sibling classes at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center for parents. Additionally, I teach prenatal and breastfeeding classes to mothers who have WIC.
I have worked as a trainer for the Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence.


CCCE Certification Number: 11-201705, expires November 10, 2023 (EDT)


Email addresses: (Alternate)
Phone numbers:
256453.1126 (mobile)
256453.1126 (home)
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