Mavis Schorn PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN
Senior Associate Dean for Academics
Dr. Mavis Schorn is a Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Academics and a nurse-midwife in the faculty practice at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.
Dr. Schorn serves as a leader in interprofessional education through participation in activities such as the Vanderbilt University Medical Center interprofessional student-run clinic, Vanderbilt Program for Interprofessional Learning, Southeast Consortium for Interprofessional Education, and the Vanderbilt-Meharry Alliance Interprofessional Collaboration.
Her research interests include the third stage of labor and evaluation of teaching methods. She was inducted into the fellowship of the American College of Nurse-Midwives in 2011.
- PhD, University of Kentucky
Current Research/Scholarly Interests
- Third stage of labor
- Interprofessional education
Phillippi, J. C., Holley, S. L., Payne, K., Schorn, M. N., Karp, S. M. (2016). Facilitators of Prenatal Care in an Exemplar Urban Clinic. Women and Birth, 29(2), 160-167.
Neal, J. L., Lowe, N. K., Schorn, M. N., Holley, S., Ryan, S. L., Buxton, M., Wilson-Liverman, A. M. (2015). Labor dystocia: A common approach to diagnosis. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health. 60, 499-509. PMID: 26461189
Neal, J. L., Ryan, S. L., Lowe, N. K., Schorn, M. N., Buxton, M., Holley, S., Wilson-Liverman, A. M. (2015). Labor dystocia: Uses of related nomenclature. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health. 60, 485-498. PMID: 26461188
Osborne, K., Schorn, M. N., Graves, B. (2015). A call for evaluation of the certified midwife credential. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health. 60, 670-673. PMID: 26469974
Schorn, M. N., Moore, E., Spetalnick, B. M., Morad, A. (2015). Implementing family-centered cesarean birth. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health. 60, 682-690. PMID: 26618328
Danhausen, K., Joshi, D., Quirk, S., Miller, R., Fowler, M., Schorn, M. N. (2015). Facilitating access to prenatal care through an interprofessional student-run free clinic. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health. 60(3), 267-273. PMID: 25808522
Likis, F. E., Sathe, N. A., Morgans, A. K., Hartmann, K. E., Young, J. L., Carlson-Bremer, D., Schorn. M., Surawicz, T., Andrews, J. Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 151. (Prepared by the Vanderbilt Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2012-00009-I.) AHRQ Publication No. 15-EHC013-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; April 2015. www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/reports/final.cfm
Moore-Davis, T. L., Schorn, M. N., Collins, M. R., Phillippi, J., & Holley, S. (2015). Team-based learning for midwifery education. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 60(3), 291-297. PMID: 25953119
Schorn, M. N., Wu, A., Davidson, H. A., Black, E., Rockhold, R. (2014). Interprofessional education (IPE): Synchronous, asynchronous, clinical practice, simulation across disciplines, across universities. Medical Science Educators. 24(1), 9-11.
Phillippi, J. C., Schorn, M. N., Moore-Davis, T. (2015). The APGAR rubric for scoring online discussion boards. Nurse Education in Practice, 15, 239-242. PMID: 25735842
Phillippi, J. C., Myers, C. R., & Schorn, M. N. (2014). Facilitators of prenatal care access in Appalachia. Women and Birth, 27, e28-e35. PMID: 25181958
Schorn, M. N., Minnick, A., Donaghey, M. A. (2015). An exploration of how midwives and physicians manage the third stage of labor in the United States. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 60, 187-198. PMID: 25643921
Schorn, M. N., Phillippi, J. C. (2014). Volume replacement following severe postpartum hemorrhage. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 59, 336-343. PubMed PMID: 24751109
Wilbeck, J., Phillippi, J. C., Schorn, M. N. (2014). Teaching management of the unexpected birth: Application of multi-modal techniques. Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 36(1), 1-10. PMID: 24487267
Germano, E., Schorn, M. N., Phillippi, J. C., Schuiling, K. (2014). Factors that influence midwives to serve as preceptors: An ACNM survey. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 59(2), 167-175. PMID: 24655718
Wilbeck, J., Schorn, M. N. (2013). Delivery of babies in the emergency department. Letter to the Editor. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 39, 4. PMID: 23142101
Schorn, M. N. (2012). Uterine activity during the third stage of labor, Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 57, 151-5. PMID: 22432487
Koskinen, L., Mikkonen, I., Graham, I., Norman, L., Richardson, J., Savage, E., Schorn, M. N. (2012). Advanced practice nursing for enduring health needs management: A global perspective. Nurse Education Today, 32(5), 540-544. PMID: 21839552
- American College of Nurse-Midwives
- American Nurses Association
- Fellowship of the American College of Nurse-Midwives
- Sigma Theta Tau International, Iota Chapter