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Lindsey Garfield

Lindsey Garfield received her PhD in nursing from the University of Illinois in 2012.  She is a Registered Nurse and a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner.  Dr. Garfield’s research focuses on African American women who are at risk for perinatal mood disorders that affect parenting and neonatal development.  She previously demonstrated that African American women with high-risk newborns have increased rates of perinatal depression that associate with lower oxytocin levels.  Dr. Garfield currently is an Assistant Professor at the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing at Loyola University Chicago where she teaches pharmacology and conducts her research.  She was awarded an F-31 predoctoral fellowship in 2007, a postdoctoral fellowship from 2014-2016 at Loyola University Chicago, and a Sigma Theta Tau International Grant award in 2015. 


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