Quesnell Colleen

Colleen Quesnell, DNP, CNP, ARPN, CNM

Birth Center, Nurse-Midwife, Women's Health

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“I am committed to reproductive justice as defined by Sister Song. ‘The human right to maintain personal bodily autonomy, have children, not have children, and parent the children we have in safe and sustainable communities’.”

Clinical Expertise

Colleen is a Women’s Health and Adult Nurse Practitioner and a Nurse Midwife. She earned her graduate degrees from the University of Minnesota. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of North Carolina- Charlotte. She practiced in many areas of nursing before becoming an advanced practice nurse, including high risk pregnancy care, home care and school nursing.

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives
  • American Nursing Association
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health
  • The Minnesota Organization of Registered Nurses
  • Minnesota Nurse Practitioners


  • Certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board, National Certification Corporation and The American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Nurse Midwifery, Adult and Women’s Health


“When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs. I especially like to camp and go up north. As a Minnesota transplant I am always trying to find time to visit my family from out of state.”