Shonna S. Bates, WHCNP :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Shonna S. Bates, WHNP-BC

Shonna S. Bates, WHNP-BC

Teen and Pregnant (TaP) Program
Certified Nurse Midwife Team

Contact Information

Patient Care Services
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 355-6350
FX: (614) 355-6355


Shonna S. Bates, WHCNP is a Women's Healthcare Nurse Practitioner. She received her BSN from Cleveland State University and her Master of Science in Nursing with a post-master certification in Women's Healthcare from University of Cincinnati. Shonna has held various roles in healthcare and has been actively involved in community projects in Ohio. She has done research in teen pregnancy prevention in Cleveland, Ohio and prevention of recurrent teen pregnancies in Columbus, Ohio. She recently designed a conference to help teen parents go to college. She is a Centering Facilitator/OB provider for centering healthcare at the Teen and Pregnant Clinic at Nationwide Children's Hospital.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Birth Control
  • Teen Pregnancy

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Recurrent Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Personal Interests

  • College Awareness for Teen Parents

Education and Training

Graduate School

  • University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
    Date Completed: 09/03/2009


  • Pediatric Surgery


  • Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology & Obstetrics


  • Womens Health Certified Nurse Practitioner

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 03/02/2015

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Member, National Certification Corporation (NCC)
  • Member, Council for Ohio Health Care Advocacy (COHCA)
  • Member and Subcommittee Member, Ohio Collaborative to Prevent Infant Mortality (OCPIM)
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000