JESSICA ANN ELLIS, PHD, CNM portrait
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing
  • Nurse-Midwifery and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program Director (interim)
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Research Statement

Jessica’s research interests focus on improving outcomes for individuals. Currently studying processes and outcomes of labor induction in efforts to promote physiologic birth and reduce primary cesarean birth rates. Jessica is also interested in family planning and pregnancy intention research.  

 

Research Keywords

  • Induction of Labor
  • Obesity in pregnancy
  • Childbirth
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Pregnancy Intendedness
  • Family Planning

Presentations

  • Waterbirth: Creating a Patient Experience and Study Update, Labor and Delivery Nursing Staff meeting . Other, Presented, 02/19/2020.
  • Pain management in labor (pharmacological), Volunteer doula training, U of U and Utah Doula Association (UDA). Presentation, Presented, 01/25/2020.
  • Elmore, C., Anderson, A., Bloom, K., and Ellis, JA. Manual rotation of the persistent OP fetus. Preconference Workshop (accepted) International Confederation of Midwives . Presentation, Accepted, 12/11/2019.
  • Elmore, Anderson, Bloom, and Ellis. Manual rotation of the persistent OP fetus. Preconference Workshop (accepted) 65th annual Meeting ACNM . Presentation, Accepted, 11/01/2019.
  • Ellis, JA. Influences of maternal BMI on labor induction process and outcomes (Podium). Presentation, Accepted, 11/01/2019.
  • Endometrial Biopsy Guidelines: Clinical Update, BirthCare HealthCare. Presentation, Presented, 09/05/2019.
  • Induction of labor: Clincial update, BirthCare HealthCare . Presentation, Presented, 07/25/2019.
  • Ellis, J.A. & Cole. E.J. Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Identification and Management. Preconference Workshop 64th Annual Meeting ACNM . Presentation, Presented, 05/23/2019.
  • Pain management in labor- Doula training, U of U and Utah Doula Association (UDA). Presentation, Presented, 01/26/2019.
  • Carlson, N.S. & Ellis, J.A. Evidence-based approaches to Induction of Labor including evidence based on BMI. 63rd Annual Meeting ACNM . Presentation, Presented, 05/27/2018.

Research Groups

  • WH RITe, Other. College of nursing. 09/09/2019 - present.

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Prospective descriptive study of waterbirth outcomes at UUMC. PI: Jessica A Ellis. Co-PI(s): Abby Rizk. 11/01/2018 - present.

Languages

  • Spanish, basic.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Africa
  • Caribbean