faculty profile

Mavis Schorn   PhD, APRN, CNM, CNE, FACNM, FAAN, FNAP

Senior Associate Dean for Academics

Bio

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.

Education

  • PhD, University of Kentucky

Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Third stage of labor
  • Education
  • Interprofessional education

Representative Publications

Journals

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

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives
  • American Nurses Association
  • Fellowship of the American College of Nurse-Midwives
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Iota Chapter