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Betty Braxter

PhD, CNM
Associate Professor
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
Health Promotion & Development

Profile

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.

Teaching

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

Service

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.