Rachel Blankstein Breman, PhD, MPH, RN

Rachel Blankstein Breman, PhD, MPH, RN
  • Assistant Professor
    Partnerships, Professional Education, and Practice
Location:
Room 259F, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-4429
Email:
rbreman@umaryland.edu

Education

  • BA, Latin American Studies, Brandeis University
  • BS, Nursing, Johns Hopkins University
  • MPH, Johns Hopkins University
  • MSN, Community Health Nursing, Johns Hopkins University
  • PhD, University of Maryland

Research Interests

  • Maternal health, intrapartum care, shared decision-making, implementation and dissemination research, outcomes research

Publications

  • Conde-Agudelo, A., Beliz├ín, J. M., Breman, R. B., Brockman, S. C. & Rosas-Bermudez, A. (2005, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1). Effect of the interpregnancy interval after an abortion on maternal and perinatal health in Latin America.. International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, 89 Suppl 1, S34-40. doi:10.1016/j.ijgo.2004.08.003
  • Warren, N., Breman, R. B., Budhathoki, C., Farley, J. & Wilson, L. (2016, March 1). Perspectives of nursing faculty in Africa on global health nursing competencies.. Nursing outlook, 64 (2), 179-185. doi:10.1016/j.outlook.2015.11.016
  • Paul, J. A., Yount, S. M., Breman, R. B., LeClair, M., Keiran, D. M., Landry, N., et al (2017, March 1). Use of an Early Labor Lounge to Promote Admission in Active Labor.. Journal of midwifery & women's health, 62 (2), 204-209. doi:10.1111/jmwh.12591
  • Carlson, N., Neal, J., Tilden, E., Smith, D., Breman, R. B., Dietrich, M., et al (2018, December). Influence of midwifery presence in U.S. centers on labor care and outcomes of low-risk, parous women: A Consortium on Safe Labor study. Birth. doi:https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12405
  • Midwifery presence in United States medical centers and labor care and birth outcomes among low-risk nulliparous women: A Consortium on Safe Labor study.. doi:10.1111/birt.12407
  • Neal, J. L., Carlson, N. S., Phillippi, J. C., Tilden, E. L., Smith, D., Breman, R. B., et al (2018, November 11). Clinicians' Perspectives on Admission of Pregnant Women: A Triad.. Birth (Berkeley, Calif.). doi:10.1097/NMC.0000000000000550
  • Women's Prenatal and Labor Experiences in a Hospital With an Early-Labor Lounge.. doi:10.1016/j.nwh.2019.05.005

See a full list of published work.

Academic and Professional Activities

Professional

  • Date:
    2019 - Current
    Organization:
    MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing
    Role:
    Manuscript Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2019 - Current
    Organization:
    Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health
    Role:
    Manuscript Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2020 - Current
    Organization:
    Nursing for Women's Health
    Role:
    Manuscript Reviewer/Referee
  • Date:
    2017 - Current
    Organization:
    Research Advisory Panel
    Role:
    Committee Member
  • Date:
    2017 - Current
    Organization:
    Reduction in Primary Cesarean Collaborative
    Role:
    Committee Member
  • Date:
    2018 - 2019
    Organization:
    AWHONN
    Role:
    Regional Conference Steering Committee Member