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Nicole E. Warren, PhD, MSN, MPH

Associate Professor
Nicole Warren
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Community
  • Community / Public Health
  • Disparities
  • Global
  • Global Health
  • Maternal Health
  • Sexual Health
  • Social Determinants of Health/Poverty
  • Trauma
  • Violence
  • Women's Health


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.

Additional Resources

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  • Publications/Research

    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).

  • Awards/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