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Laura Lucas, DNP, MS, RN

Assistant Professor
Associate Director for Clinical Practice, MSN (Entry into Nursing) Program
Laura Lucas
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Doula
  • Interprofessional
  • Maternal Health
  • Newborns
  • Pediatrics
  • Simulation
  • Women's Health


Laura Lucas is an advanced practice nurse, clinical faculty member, and coordinator of the Birth Companions program that offers nursing students the opportunity to provide labor support and advocacy services to mothers from various backgrounds. She most recently worked as a clinical nurse specialist at Johns Hopkins Hospital while serving as adjunct clinical faculty in the childbearing course. Lucas is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, the University of Delaware, and Chatham University. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau (Nu Beta Chapter), Association of Women’s Health Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN), and the National Association for Clinical Nurse Specialists (Chesapeake Bay Chapter). Lucas is certified in inpatient obstetrics, electronic fetal monitoring, and as an advanced practice CNS in the state of Maryland.