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Lily Fountain, MS, RN, CNM

Assistant Professor, FCH
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  • PhD Candidate, Educational Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 2004-Present
  • Graduate Courses, Nursing Education and Health Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 2000-2001
  • MS, Nurse-Midwifery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 1995
  • BSN, Nursing, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, 1991
  • AA, Nursing, Montgomery College, Takoma Park, MD, 1989
  • Graduate Program, International Relations, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1978
  • BA, Government & Politics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1977
  • Dean’s Teaching Scholar Grant, “Development of Expertise in Nursing Students”, 2008-2009, University of Maryland School of Nursing $5000
  • “Development of Expertise in Nursing Students”. Competitively selected poster presented at University of Maryland, College Park, College of Education Graduate Student Conference, April 26, 2010.
  • “Emerging Clinical Judgment and Critical Thinking SimScenarios”. Competitively selected poster presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, November 19-21, 2009, Chicago, IL.
  • “The Intersection of Technology, Educational Theory, and Millennial Culture: An Integrated Online Reflective Journal for Graduating Seniors”, with Susan Antol. Competitive presentation, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Baccalaureate Education Conference, December 4-8, 2008, San Antonio, TX.
  • August 2006 Educating Nurses: Innovation to Application Conference, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland. Poster: "Standardized patients in undergraduate maternity nursing education".
Recent Publications: 
  • Johantgen, M., Fountain, L., Zangaro, G., Newhouse, R. , Stanik-Hutt, J., and White, K. (2012).Comparison of Labor and Delivery Care Provided by Certified Nurse-Midwives and Physicians: A Systematic Review 1990-2008. Women’s Health Issues, 22, (1) , e73-e81.
  • Newhouse, R., Stanik-Hutt, J., White, K., Johantgen, M., Bass, E. B., Zangaro, G., Wilson, R., Fountain, L., Steinbachs, D. M., Heindel, L., & Weiner, J. P. (2011). Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Outcomes 1990-2008: A Systematic Review. Medical Economics, May/June 2011.
  • Fountain, L. (2011). Thinking like a 21st Century Nurse: Theories, Instruments, and Methodologies. Retrieved from ERIC database. (ED520225)
  • Fountain, L. Assessment of the pregnant female. In D. D'Amico & C. Barbarito, Health and physical assessment in nursing (Chapter 26, pp. 821-873). Upper SaddleRiver, NJ: Prentice Hall (2007).
  • Fountain, L. OB Boot Camp": Maternity Simulators in Clinical Education. Journal of Nursing Education. 45(7), 287 (2006).

Recent Presentations:

  • “Clarifying Definitions and Measures of Clinical Thinking: A Systematic Review”, symposium presentation at American Educational Research Association Conference,  in Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 13-17, 2012.
  • “The Use of Clinical Simulation by Nurse Educator Midwives”, presentation accepted at the American College of Nurse-Midwives Annual Meeting, to be held in Long Beach, CA, June 2-7. 2012.
  • “Breastfeeding Initiatives and Strategies”. Invited presentation at the Childhood Obesity Summit, Baltimore, MD, November 15-16, 2011 
Primary Teaching Areas: 
  • NURS 487: Clinical Senior Practicum: Course Coordinator, Faculty OB Section
  • NURS 523: CNL Practicum: Faculty OB Section
  • NURS 407: Maternal, Newborn, & Women’s Health Nursing, 1999-present: Lecturer and Clinical Faculty
  • Family Nurse Practitioner and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Programs: OB Clinical Placements, Lecturer, Breastfeeding, Obstetrical, and Newborn topics
Academic & Professional Activities: 
  • 2003-Present: Member, Board of Directors, Maryland Breastfeeding Promotion Coalition 
  • 2008-Present: Elected member, School of Nursing Entry Level Curriculum Committee 
  • 2010: Faculty Liaison, University of Maryland Lactation Center, SMC Campus Center
  • 2002-2010: Member, Joint Committee on Nurse-Midwifery, Maryland Board of Nursing
  • 2003-2010: Maryland Nurses Association Legislative Committee
  • 2001-2008: Program Representative, University of Maryland Nurse-Midwifery specialty, North Eastern Region Comprehensive Exam in Nurse-Midwifery
  • 2003-2004: Secretary, Maryland Chapter American College of Nurse-Midwives
  • Member, American Association of Colleges of Nursing (through UMSON)
  • Member, National League for Nurses
  • Member, American College of Nurse-Midwives
  • Member, American Educational Research Association
  • Member, Association of Teachers of Maternal Child Health
  • Member, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses
  • Member, Pi chapter, Sigma Theta Tau
  • Faculty Liaison, Maternal Child Health Advocates, University-wide student organization
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