Doria Thiele, Ph.D., C.N.M., I.B.C.L.C.

Doria Thiele

Assistant Professor
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing, Mail Code SN-5S
3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Rd.
Portland, Or 97239

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My dissertation work involved exploring maternal vitamin D supplementation and the impact on offspring vitamin D status. Future research plans include determination of biomarkers of vitamin D sufficiency in childbearing age women and breast milk components that improve health outcomes in exclusively breastfed infants.

Education/Degree Awarded/Institution

PhD in Nursing - University of North Dakota
Master's in Nursing - University of Washington
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing - University of Washington


Advanced Practice and DNP - Nurse Midwifery

Service activities

Moore Institute Outreach Committee
DNP/APN Admission and Progressions Committee


Chase, J.A. & Thiele, D.K. (2015). Continuing the Journey: Transitioning to the New Tenure-Track Faculty Role. Western Journal of Nursing Research, Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1177/0193945915576153 Thiele, D.K., Senti, J., Anderson, C.M. (2013). Maternal vitamin D supplementation to meet the needs of the breastfed infant: A systematic review. Journal of Human Lactation, 29(2), 163-170. doi: 10.1177/0890334413477916.

Senti, J., Thiele, D.K., Anderson, C.M. (2012). Maternal vitamin D status as a critical determinant in gestational diabetes. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing, 41(3), 328-338.