Mary Barger, RN, PhD, MPH, CNM, FACNM
My area of research deals with maternal morbidity, specifically focused on issues related to cesareans and preeclampsia. Current studies are examining the role of sleep disordered breathing in pregnancy outcomes and role of sleep and timing of labor induction of birth outcomes.
- Family Theory
- Physiology and Pathophysiology of Pregnancy
- Antenatal Complications
- Advanced Quantitative Research Methods
- Board of Governors and Research Committee, American College of Nurse-Midwives
- Chair, Certification Maintenance Program Committee, American Midwifery Certification Board
- Associate Editor, Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health
- American Public Health Association
|2006||Loretta P. Lacey Award for Maternal and Child Health Academic Leadership|
|2000||Region 1 Excellence Award, American College of Nurse-Midwives|
|1995||Elected Fellow, American College of Nurse-Midwives|
- Barger MK, Nannini A, Weiss J, Declercq ER, Stubblefield P, Werler M, Ringer S. (In press). Severe maternal and perinatal outcomes from uterine rupture among women at term with a trial of labor. Journal of Perinatology.
- Declercq ER, Barger M, Weiss J. (2010). Contemporary childbirth in the United States: Interventions and disparities. In A Handler, J Kennelly & N Peacock, Reducing racial/ethnic disparities in reproductive and perinatal outcomes: The evidence from population-based interventions (Chapter 16, pp. 401-428). New York: Springer.
- Declercq E, Barger M, Cabral HJ, Evans SR, Kotelchuck M, Simon C, Weiss J, Heffner LJ. (2007). Maternal outcomes associated with planned primary cesarean births compared with planned vaginal births. Obstetrical Gynecology, 109(3), 669-677. PMID: 17329519