Mary Elizabeth DuRant, DNP, WHNP-BC, CNM

Port Royal OB/ GYN
1264 Ribaut Rd suite #200
Beaufort, South Carolina 29902
Phone: (843) 524-2466
Specialty: OB/GYN

Dr. DuRant joined BJH as a board-certified women’s health nurse practitioner and certified nurse-midwife in November 2015. She is originally from Charleston, SC. She worked as a registered nurse until 2000. She then became a nurse practitioner where she practiced in a rural clinic and taught as a professor at West Virginia University. She then moved to Beaufort, SC in 2010 and has practiced as a certified nurse-practitioner and nurse midwife to date.

More About Dr. DuRant

Degrees and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, West Georgia College, 1975,
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Emory University,1977;
  • Master of Science in Nursing, West Virginia University, 2003
  • Certificate of Midwifery, Frontier Nursing University, 2003
  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, West Virginia University, 2010


  • School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Master of Science in Nursing, Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Certification in Nurse-Midwifery, Hyden, Kentucky
    • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Morgantown, West Virginia

Hobbies and Interests

  • Being on the water
  • Yardwork
  • Fine dining and cooking