Welcome, Meri Orinko, CNM

Penn Highlands Healthcare welcomes certified nurse midwife Meri Orinko, CNM, to its medical staff.

Orinko provides comprehensive, individualized care to expectant and new mothers and their babies at Penn Highlands Life Journey, located at 190 West Park Avenue, Suite 9, in DuBois.

Orinko offers the latest in high-quality OB/GYN care, including annual exams; preventive and diagnostic screenings; maternal and child services; contraceptive counseling; and maternity unit services.

Orinko earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in nursing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa., and her Master of Science in nursing and midwifery at Frontier Nursing University, Hyden, Ky.

Prior to joining Penn Highlands Life’s Journey, Orinko practiced at Penn Highlands DuBois; Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College; New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, N.C.; and DuBois Regional Medical Center. She also served as clinical instructor at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion; University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, N.C.; and Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa.

Orinko is now accepting new patients. For scheduling or more information, call 814-371-1900.