Kimberly Garcia portrait
  • Affiliate Faculty, Latin American Studies Department
  • Director of Nurse Midwifery Specialty Track, College Of Nursing
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing
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Research Statement

Dr. Garcia has trained Guatemalan lay midwives about recognizing obstetrical emergencies since 2010. She has published her findings in numerous journals, and presented her results at various national, regional and local conferences.

Presentations

  • Presentation on Teaching Lay Midwives in Urban Guatemala about Obstetrical Emergencies at ACNM's annual conference in Austin, TX. Presentation, Accepted, 06/01/2020.
  • Poster on the Lived Experience of Lay Midwives' Response to Obstetrical Emergencies in Urban Guatemala. Poster, Accepted, 04/16/2020.
  • Poster on Teaching Guatemalan Lay Midwives about Recognizing Obstetrical Emergenices and ACNM's annual conference in Savannah, GA. Poster, Accepted, 05/20/2018.
  • Poster on The Lived Experience of Guatemalan Lay Midwives' Struggle with Obstetrical Emergencies at Midwest Nursing Research Society's annual conference in Cleveland, OH. Poster, Accepted, 04/14/2018.
  • Presentation on Teaching Guatemalan Traditional Midwives about Postpartum Hemorrhage at ACNM's annual conference in San Antonio, TX. Presentation, Accepted, 05/10/2010.
  • Poster on Mixed Methods Research on Teaching Guatemala Traditional Midwives about Postpartum Hemorrhage presented at CWRU's Research ShowCASE. Poster, Accepted, 04/12/2010.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Educating Guatemalan Lay Midwives in Sarstun about Postpartum Hemorrhage. PI: Kimberly Garcia. One Nurse at a Time, 01/02/2009 - present. Total project budget to date: $2,500.00

Languages

  • Spanish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Guatemala
  • Peru

Publications

  • Kay, R. & Garcia, K. (2020). Common Breastfeeding Complications in Clinical Simulations for the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Springer Publishing Group. Published, 01/01/2020.
  • Garcia, K. & Kay, R. (2020). Post Partum Hemorrhage in Clinical Simulations for the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Springer Published Company. Published, 01/01/2020.
  • Garcia, K. & Kilanowski, J. (2019). Senales de Peligo: Guatemalan Lay Midwives' Perceptions of Responding to Obstetrical Complications. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. Published, 11/26/2019.
  • Garcia, K. (2019). Teaching Guatemalan Traditional Birth Attendants about Obstetrical Emergencies. Midwifery. Vol. 62, 36-38. Published, 06/01/2019.
  • Garcia, K. (2017). Mixed methods evaluation and teaching with Guatemalan lay midwives about obstetrical emergencies. Medical Research Archives. Vol. 5(11), 2-11. Published, 01/01/2017.
  • Garcia, K. (2013). Mixed methods evaluation and teaching with Guatemalan traditional midwives regarding nursing interventions to manage postpartum hemorrhage. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. Vol. 3(10), 120-128. Published, 01/01/2013.
  • Garcia, K. & Morrison, B., Savrin, C. (2012). Teaching Guatemalan traditional midwives regarding nursing interventions to manage postpartum hemorrhage. Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. Vol. 37(1), 42-47. Published, 01/01/2012.
  • Garcia, K. & Kilanowski, J., Morrison, B. (2012). Focus Groups with Guatemalan traditional midwives about postpartum hemorrhage. Online Journal of Cultural Competence in Nursing and Healthcare. Vol. 2(2), 1-10. Published, 01/01/2012.