Betty Braxter , PhD
Health Promotion and Development
School of Nursing|
440 Victoria Building
3500 Victoria St
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
ResearchMy 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.
TeachingI teach undergraduate students NUR 1050/NUR 1052- Nursing Care of Mothers, Newborns and Families.
ServiceI 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.
|BSN||Louisiana State University , New Orleans , LA,|
|Midwifery Certification||University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS,|
|MS||Texas Womans University, Dallas, TX,|
|PhD||University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,|