Susanna Cohen DNP, CNM

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

SUSANNA ROSE COHEN
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing

Research

Research Summary

My program of research focuses the use of low-tech high-fidelity simulation and team-training for obstetric and neonatal emergencies in resource-limited settings Globally (US, Mexico, Guatemala, Kenya, Ethiopia, Namibia, and India)

Research Statement

Susanna Cohen's research interests focus on improving the management of obstetric and neonatal emergencies, simulation learning, and humanized birth. Her current projects include evaluations interprofessional team training in Mexico, Guatemala, Kenya and India. and low-tech, high-fidelity training in midwifery and women's health. She has a special interest in integrating traditional midwifery into to women's health.

Research Keywords

  • Simulation Learning, Humanized Birth, Obstetric Emergencies, Interest Level: 5

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Improving Maternal Health in Mesoamerica through Task Shifting, Training, Implementation and Evaluation . PI: Walker, D. World Health Organization, 07/2011 - 06/30/2014. Total project budget to date: $500,000.00
  • Improving Maternal Health in Mesoamerica through Task Shifting, Training, Implementation and Evaluation . PI: Walker, D. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 07/01/2011 - 12/31/2011. Total project budget to date: $1,094,604.00
  • PRONTO2 Control Trial. PI: Cohen, Susanna. Co-PI(s): Walker, Dilys. Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 06/01/2010 - 12/27/2011. Total project budget to date: $16,000.00
  • PRONTO2 Pilot. PI: Cohen, Susanna. Co-PI(s): Walker, Dilys. Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 08/01/2009 - 12/31/2010. Total project budget to date: $16,000.00
  • Incorporation of Alternative Birth Attendents in Rural State Run Mexican Clinics. PI: Cohen, Susanna. Co-PI(s): Walker, Dilys; Cragin, Leslie. 01/01/2009 - 12/31/2009. Total project budget to date: $23,000.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Improving Maternal Health in Mesoamerica through Task Shifting, Training, Implementation and Evaluation . PI: Walker, D. 09/2011 - 12/2013.
  • PRONTO Mexico. PI: Susanna, Cohen. Co-PI(s): Dilys Walker, MD. 07/2009 - present.

Research Equipment and Testing Expertise

  • PRONTOpack. Contact: Susanna Cohen , 8015814014 , 10 South 2000 East .
  • PartoPants- Low-Tech Birth Simulator.