Posts Tagged ‘Jeremy Neal’

Ten faculty honored as fellows

November 27, 2021

National nursing associations inducted 10 School of Nursing faculty as fellows in 2021. Invitation to fellowship is one of the highest recognitions bestowed by the nursing profession. Melissa Davis Stephanie Devane-Johnson Margaret C. Taylor Jeremy Neal Joanne S. Tennyson Heather Jackson Courtney Pitts Megan Shifrin Karen Hande Patricia Sengstack Six faculty from the Nurse-Midwifery specialty…

Maternal health researcher to study cesarean disparities

November 26, 2021

Assistant Professor Jeremy Neal, PhD, FACNM, has been awarded an R21 exploratory/development grant of more than $250,000 from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to assess the differences in labor progress and care among Black and white women with low-risk pregnancies. The study findings will inform how health care providers can improve…

Maternal Health Crisis

July 20, 2021

Promising research focuses on the mother’s health to ensure her—and her child’s— well-being in the short and long term The tie between mother and child is never closer than while the child is in the womb. Recognizing the importance of this time in human life, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has chosen to make Pregnancy…

Maternal health expert wins NIH grant to study disparity in births among Black and white women

June 25, 2021

Assistant Professor of Nursing Jeremy Neal, PhD, FACNM, has been awarded an R21 exploratory/development grant of more than $250,000 from the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities to assess the differences in labor progress and care among Black and white women with low-risk pregnancies. The study will focus on the frequency of cesarean births among the two groups. It will be the first to describe obstetric care in this way at a high-volume, academic medical center, and its findings will inform how health care providers can improve standards of care to ultimately decrease the disparity in cesarean births.

Neal will train next generation of nurse-midwives

October 13, 2014

Cesarean delivery is the most common major surgery in the United States. Although it is sometimes necessary for the health of a mother or her baby, Jeremy Neal thinks too many C-sections are done without good rationale, contributing to adverse health outcomes. “It’s an ongoing national priority to safely decrease cesarean rates, particularly among low-risk,…