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Assistant Professor

Biographical Information

Venus Standard is a Certified Nurse Mid-wife, caring for women, pregnant women, and delivering comprehensive primary care for families. She serves as the Director of DEI Education and Community Engagement for the Department of Family Medicine.

“I believe in educating women and their families to live a healthy lifestyle by supporting family planning, promoting healthy natural childbirth and encouraging breastfeeding,” says Standard. “I enjoy partnering with my patients to ensure that their physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and cultural needs are met.” Venus’s motto is “Textbooks taught me the science of obstetrics but I learned the art of birth from babies and their mothers” (Vincent, 2002).

Areas of Interest

Family Medicine, Primary Care, women’s health, full scope midwifery, maternal and child health, reproductive health, and underserved communities.

Procedures and research

Women’s health procedures including intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) placement.
Venus Standard
  • Department of Family Medicine

  • Phone Number

    984-974-0210 (Appointments)

  • Address

    590 Manning Drive

    CB #7595

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599