Nicole E. Warren, PhD, MPH, CNM
Nicole Warren is a community-public health nurse whose academic work and research at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing focus on reproductive healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa and caring for women who have been affected by female genital cutting. A certified nurse-midwife, Dr. Warren has cared for refugee and immigrant women in the U.S. and is committed to improving reproductive healthcare in countries of resettlement for women who have been affected by the practice. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer (1994-96) in Mali, West Africa.
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and InterestMaternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa (Mali); auxiliary midwives in low-resource settings; active management of third stage of labor; caring for women affected by female genital cutting
Warren, N., Beebe, M., Chase, R., Doumbia, S., Winch, P. Nègènègèn. (2015). “Sweet talk, disrespect, and abuse among rural auxiliary midwives in Mali.” Midwifery, 31(11). 1073-1080.
Wilson, L, Ventura, C.A., Warren, N., Aparecida, C., Tami-Maury, I, Mends, I. (2015, in press) “Qualitative Description of Global Health Nursing Competencies by Nursing Faculty in Africa and the Americas.” Revista Latino-Americana de Engermagem.
Tappis, H., Koblinsy, M., Doocy, S., Warren, N., & Peters, D. H. (2015, in press). “Bypassing primary care facilities for childbirth: Findings from a multilevel analysis of skilled birth attendance determinants in Afghanistan.” Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health.
Warren, N., Glass, N., & Ramazani, P. (2013). “Family Planning Perspectives of Couples Affected by Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Post-conflict Democratic Republic of Congo.” Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, September/October 58(5).
- Maternal mortality in sub-Saharan Africa (Mali)
- Auxiliary midwives in low-resource settings
- Active management of third stage of labor
- Caring for women affected by female genital cutting
Awards and Honors
2015 HRSA Administrator’s Citation for Outstanding Group Performance
2011 Teaching Excellence Award, Undergraduate, JHU School of Nursing
2009 Maryland Higher Education Commission, New Nursing Faculty Fellowship
2009 Summer Research Stipend, Loyola University Chicago
2008 Dean’s Award, UIC, Annual award for outstanding dissertation
2005 A.J. Dan Dissertation Award, Center for Research on Women and Gender
2005 Seth Rosen Graduate Student Research Award
2002 American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) Chapter IV-2 Student Award
2001-2004 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award; Primary Health Care Research Pre-doctoral Trainee (NIH grant #T32, PI, McElmurry, B.)
1998-1999 Coordinator, International Health Society, JHU School of Public Health
1998 Recipient, Robert G. Merrick Leadership Award, JHU School of Nursing
1997 Recipient, Peace Corps Fellowship, JHU School of Nursing