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Meet Our Team

Evangelia Falkner, MSN, CNM

Eva completed her midwifery degree at Frontier Nursing University, where she graduated with honors. Before becoming a midwife, Eva worked as a registered nurse in a Medical Intensive Care Unit as well as Labor and Delivery. Eva was a Certified Nurse Midwife with the Stony Brook Midwives in New York for six years before she and her family relocated to New Mexico. Eva’s academic background also includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from New York University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. Eva strives to provide compassionate and family-centered care and looks forward to supporting the women of her community.

Alyssa "Florida" Gallegos, CNM

Growing up in rural New Mexico and having limited access to resources, Florida decided to become a healthcare provider to help underserved areas in the state. She also lived in Las Cruces for many years as a child and is grateful for the opportunity to give back to a community that gave her so much. She earned a Master's of Science in Nursing, Nurse Midwifery, from the University of New Mexico. Before coming to Las Cruces, she worked as Midwife at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. She specializes in women's health across the lifespan; OB care, including high risk; gynecology, including complex in-office procedures; menopause services; contraceptive implants and IUDs; and pessary therapeutics.

Florida strives to treat her patients as family, with the same time, dedication and commitment she would invest in those closest to her.

Elizabeth Nordquist, NP

Elizabeth, a certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, is native to Las Cruces. She is an advanced practioner with experience in the fields of obstetrics, gynecology, and urology. She has an extensive background in women’s health and was a registered nurse in labor and delivery for 17 years prior to becoming an advanced practitioner. In 2012, she graduated from NMSU with a master’s degree in nursing administration, and in December 2016, completed a post-master’s certificate from the University of Colorado as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Throughout her career, she has gained many valuable experiences, while providing care for women of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds in Southern California, New Mexico, and Colorado.

Lydia Hammond, CNM

Lydia Hammond, CNM, MSN, has always felt drawn to serve women.

She specializes in women's health, obstetric care, contraceptive care and management, medical management of post-partum depression and anxiety, and lactation assistance.

Lydia believes that education and joint care decision is the most important part of care. She feels that her job is to educate and guide women so they can make the best decisions for themselves and their families. She also loves the diversity of the clientele in Southern New Mexico and that she has the privilege of helping women at higher risks navigate their journey.

Women’s Medical Associates

The most extensive team of Obstetricians/Gynecologists and Midwives is here at Women’s Medical Associates. Backed by Memorial Medical Center's Level III NICU and Pediatric Intensive Care Units - the only ones available in southern New Mexico - you can be confident when you choose to have your baby, or your personal care, provided by our team.