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Cathy Emeis


Assistant Professor & Assistant Program Director for Nurse Midwifery
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing Portland Campus
3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, SN-5S
Portland, Ore. 97239
Phone: 503 494-3873
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The focus of my nursing career has been maternal child health, from my early years as a staff RN and childbirth educator, to practicing nurse-midwife, to midwifery educator and researcher. My current area of inquiry is studying the influence of maternity care practices on breastfeeding outcomes.

Education

PhD University of Colorado
MS University of Colorado
BSN University of Phoenix
RN Lutheran Hospital School for Nurses

Teaching

518 Reproductive Health Care Management
584 Antepartum & Postpartum Management
583 Foundations of Midwifery Care During the Reproductive Cycle
507B Fundamentals of Teaching Nurse-Midwifery Students

Research/Inquiry

Breastfeeding Outcomes
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean

Practice Activities

OHSU Faculty Nurse-Midwifery Practice
OB Safety & Simulation Task Force
OB Quality Executive Committee
OHSU Quality Executive Committee

Service Activities

Admissions & Progression: DNP& PhD
Councils: Graduate; Academic
American College of Nurse-Midwives Research Committee
American Midwifery Certification Board Research Committee
Contributing Editor: JOGNN; JMWH
Reviewer: JMWH

Publications

Emeis, C. (2012). Current Resource for Evidence-based Practice. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 41(2), 275-280.

Emeis, C. (2012). Current Resources for Evidence-based Practice. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 57(2), 196-200.

Emeis, C. (2012). Current Resources for Evidence-based Practice. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 41(1), 103-111.

Emeis, C. (2011). Current Resources for Evidence-based Practice. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 56(5), 507-511.

Emeis, C. (2011). Current Resources for Evidence-based Practice*. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 40(6), 765-772.

Emeis, C. (2011). Current Resources for Evidence-based Practice. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 56(5), 507-511.

Emeis, C. (2011). Current Resources for Evidence-based Practice. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 40(4), 464-467.

Emeis, C. (2011). Current Resources for Evidence-based Practice. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 56(4), 400-403.

Eden, K., Denman, M., Emeis, C., McDonagh, M., Fu, R., Janik, R., …Guise, JM. (in press). Trial of Labor and Vaginal Delivery Rates in Women with a Prior Cesarean. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing.

Donabel, M., Emeis, C., Fu, R., Guise, J., & Schelonka, R. (2011). Fetal and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality following Delivery after Previous Cesarean. Clinics in Perinatology, 38 (2) 311-319.

Eden, K. McDonagh, M., Denman, M., Marshall, N., Emeis, C. et al. (2010). New Insights on Vaginal Birth After Cesarean: Can it be Predicted? Obstetrics & Gynecology, 116(4), 967-981.

Guise, JM, Denman, M; Emeis, C.; Marshall, N; Walker, M, Fu, R., Janik, R, Nygren, P,. Eden, K., McDonagh, M. (2010). Vaginal Birth after Cesarean: New Insights on Maternal and Fetal Outcomes. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 115(6), 1267-1278.

Guise, JM, Eden, K., Emeis, C, Denman, MA, Marshall, N, Fu, R, Janik, R, Nygren, P, Walker, M, McDonagh, M. Vaginal Birth After Cesarean: New Insights, Evidence Report/Technology Assessment (Prepared by the Oregon Health & Science University Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. HHSA290-2007-10057-I) . AHRQ Publication No. 10-E001. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. March 2010.

Hastings-Tolsma, M., Burton, A., Goodman, S., Emeis, C., Patterson, E., Bennet, P.,Koschoreck, K., Ruyak, S., Tanner, T., Vaughn, T., & Williams, A., (2009). A Profile of Colorado Nurse-Midwives: Implications for Health Care. Western Journal of Nursing Research31(1), 24-43.

Hastings-Tolsma, M., Vincent, D., Emeis, C., & Francisco, T. (2007). Getting Through Childbirth in One Piece. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing [MCN] 32(3), 58-164.D. Research Support