Monday, January 4, 2016

Connie (Porter) Machan '68

Doula NanaConnie (Porter) Machan '68, BA, RN, CD (CBI) retired in June, 2014 after a five year teaching stint in Ohio, Sierra Leone, West Africa, and Vienna, Austria followed by a 29 year career in nursing, including Coronary Care, ICU, trauma nursing, Patient Care Coordinator, preceptor and Case Manager at Huron Rd Hospital and at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus as an RN Case Manager in Coronary Stepdown, the Heart and Lung Transplant unit and on the VIP floor. After retirement, Machan trained with Childbirth International as a doula and started her own business, Doula Nana LLC. To date, she has attended eighteen births. Learn more by visiting Doula Nana on Facebook or on her website at Machan and her husband Tim have five children and five grandchildren between them.