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Betty Braxter , PhD

Assistant Professor
Health Promotion and Development

    School of Nursing
440 Victoria Building
3500 Victoria St
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Phone: 412-624-7188
Fax: 412-624-8521


My research interests include smoking cessation during pregnancy and relapse-prevention in young women. Currently, I am interested in utilizing doulas to provide a smoking relapse prevention intervention during postpartum. I am also interested in tobacco related health disparities.


I teach undergraduate students NUR 1050/NUR 1052- Nursing Care of Mothers, Newborns and Families.


I am a member of Sigma Theta Tau, Eta Chapter, and work on the 24 hour hotline for Pittsburgh Action Against Rape. I also participate in the Infant Mortality Working Group for the Center for Minority Health at the Graduate of Public Health.


BSNLouisiana State University , New Orleans , LA,
Midwifery CertificationUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS,
MSTexas Womans University, Dallas, TX,
PhDUniversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,


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