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Ph.D., Marquette University
NURS 1001: Nursing in the Jesuit Tradition
NURS 6000: Theoretical Foundations of Practice
NURS 6700: Maternity Nursing and Women's Health
NURS 8000: Knowledge Development in Nursing
Dr. Ohlendorf's research centers around how nurses use their health promotion skills to act as health coaches for women to promote uptake of physical activity and healthy eating behaviors during life transitions. She working to develop and test a theory-based coaching intervention helping pregnant women set their own attainable physical activity and healthy eating goals throughout all 3 trimesters. The hope is that women will set up habits that may impact their health and the health of their families. Additionally, she engages in qualitative inquiries to understand the meaning movement, exercise, and athletic endeavors like running have in the lives of women.
Midwest Nurses Research Society (MNRS)
Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care (WAPC)
Self-Management and Self-Regulation
Link to Marquette University E-Publications - Ohlendorf
2018-2020: PI (Co-I: Scherer, M. and Malloy, E.) “Pilot Testing a Technology-Enhanced Coaching Intervention to Promote Healthy Pregnancy Weight Gain for Overweight and Obese Women.” American Nurses Foundation, Virginia R. Kelley Award and Marquette University College of Nursing Wallace Faculty Award.