Certified Nurse Widwife & Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Florida
Joy Cosenza is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Midwife. Mrs. Cosenza received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Florida in 2012. She began her career in nursing as a Registered Nurse in Labor and Delivery at UF Health, where she gained valuable experience helping women with low and high-risk pregnancies for over three years. She received her Master of Science degree in Nursing with a focus on Nurse Midwifery from the University of Florida in 2016. She recently joined the department to work in the UF Women’s Center at Shands Medical Plaza to provide prenatal and postpartum care to women with high-risk pregnancies.
Prior to her nursing career, Joy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from the University of North Florida. She then attended the Florida School of Massage and entered the health care field as a Licensed Massage Therapist. Her diverse educational and professional background has contributed to her solid foundation as a midwife by broadening her communication skills and bilingual capabilities, as well as by providing her with an in-depth knowledge of soft-tissue physiology.
In her free time, Joy’s favorite moments are those spent with her wonderful husband and their beautiful two-year-old daughter.