Jewel A. Bartholomew, associate dean of the College of Nursing at Brigham Young University for the past two years, has retired after 18 years on the nursing faculty.

Bartholomew directed baccalaureate programs for the college.Her specialties are maternal and child health, obstetrics and women's health care. Her most recent research focused on newborn temperature changes and adjustment after the first four hours of life.

She is a certified nurse-midwife.