Karen Robinson, Ph.D., RN, CNMMarquette University
Clark Hall, 367MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America(414) email@example.com
Highest Degree and Institution
Ph.D., Marquette University
NURS 1001: Nursing & Health in Jesuit Tradition
NURS 1002: Dimensions of the Nursing Profession in the Jesuit Tradition
NURS 3800: Maternity Nursing and Women’s Health
NURS 6700: Maternity Nursing and Women’s Health
NURS 6742: Advanced Concepts in Antepartum Management
NURS 6744: Advanced Concepts in Postpartum and Newborn Management
African American women's infant feeding decisions
Breast Cancer among pre-menopausal women
Nursing Workforce Diversity.
American College of Nurse Midwives
Midwest Nursing Research Society
Sigma Theta Tau International- Delta Gamma Chapter
Certified Nurse Midwife: American Midwifery Certification Board (CNM) 2002-present
Ohlendorf, J., Robinson, K., & M. Garnier-Villarreal. (2019). The impact of maternal BMI, gestational weight gain, and breastfeeding on early childhood weight: Analysis of a statewide WIC dataset. Preventive Medicine, 118, 210-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.11.001
Piacentine, L. B., Robinson, K.M., Waltke, L.J., Tjoe, J. A., & Ng, A.V. (2018). Promoting team-based exercise among African American breast cancer survivors. Western Journal of Nursing Research (MNRS Award Winning Paper). https://doi.org/10.1177/0193945918795313
Robinson ,K., Garnier-Villarreal, M., & Hanson, L. (2018). The effectiveness CenteringPregnancy to promote breastfeeding initiation among African American women: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, 32 (2), 116- 126.
Robinson, K., VandeVusse, L., Foster, J. (2016). Low-income African American women’s reactions to breastfeeding peer counselors. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 45, 62-70.
Robinson, K. (2016). Perinatal nurses: Key to increasing African American breastfeeding rates. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 30(1), 3-5.
Honors and Awards
2019 ACNM Excellence in Teaching Award
2018 Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) /Western Journal of Nursing Research Best Faculty Paper Award
2016 Wallace Faculty Fellow Award
2016, Regular Research Grant/ Summer Faculty Funds (Marquette University): In-home Peer Counseling to Increase Breastfeeding Rates among African American Women Who Participate in WIC
2016, Wallace Faculty Fellow Scholar Award (Marquette University): The Impact of Maternal Pregnancy Weight Gain and Infant Feeding Choices on Childhood Weight Status: Secondary Analysis of a Statewide WIC Data Set