Jamie Agunsday is a master’s prepared Registered Nurse who has been serving families in southern New Jersey for nearly 8 years. She spent more than 7 years at the bedside as a labor and delivery nurse, helping families grow safely and with dignity.
Jamie has a long history of advocacy both professionally and personally. While receiving her master’s degree in sociology from the University of Central Florida, she worked as a crime victim advocate supporting survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking. As a nurse, Jamie has been deeply impacted by seeing women and birthing people experience serious complications during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period. Over the course of her nursing career, Jamie has earned her master’s degree in nursing. She has lobbied Congress and holds a leadership role in her professional organization. Jamie has served on multiple committees and developed collaborative initiatives to help improve the care of pregnant and postpartum individuals in the clinical setting.
Jamie’s work also focuses on inspiring, teaching, and mentoring other nurses to make childbirth safer. Above all, through her work Jamie seeks to center the voices and amplify the stories of those most impacted by adverse outcomes and health disparities as a way to make meaningful improvements in the health and well-being of all people giving birth. Jamie is a lifelong New Jersey resident where she lives with her husband and 2 children.