- Tenured Associate Professor; Director Nurse-Midwifery program
- Foggy Bottom Campus
- 1919 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20006
- [email protected]
Mayri Sagady Leslie, EdD, MSN, CNM, FACNM, is a tenured associate professor of nursing and director of the Nurse-Midwifery program and her research interests include delayed umbilical cord clamping at birth, hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and subsequent cardiovascular disease, and the nature of individual provider adaption of evidence-based practice. Dr. Leslie is an internationally recognized researcher, speaker and advocate for maternal child healthcare and is a fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Her research interests include delayed umbilical cord clamping at birth, hypertensive disorders in pregnancy and subsequent cardiovascular disease and the nature of individual provider adaption of evidence-based practice. She currently serves as chair of the GW Nursing Evaluation Committee.
- Resuscitation of term infants with an intact umbilical cord
- Umbilical cord management of U.S. obstetricians and midwives
- Cord clamping practices and beliefs of maternity care providers in Haiti
- Systematic review of international umbilical cord clamping practices
- Textbook analysis of maternity care, midwifery, purse-practitioner and primary care resources on hypertension disorders in pregnancy and subsequent cardiovascular risk
- Knowledge analysis of nurse practitioners and nurse-midwives on hypertension disorders of pregnancy and subsequent cardiovascular risk
- The George Washington University – Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Human and Organizational Learning
- Case Western Reserve University – Master of Science in Nursing
- Frontier University – Certificate of Nurse-Midwifery
- Antioch Universit – Bachelor of Arts
- Kennedy, H., Doig, E., Hackley, B., Leslie, M., Tillman, S. (2012). “The midwifery two-step”: A study on evidence-based midwifery practice. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, (57)5, 454-460.
- Leslie M.S. (2015). Perspectives on implementing delayed cord clamping. Nursing for Womens Health. Apr-May;19(2):164-76.
- Does prior RN clinical experience predict academic success in graduate nurse practitioner programs? J Nurs Educ. 2015 May;54(5):276-80.
- El-Banna, M.M., Briggs, L.A., Leslie, M.S., Athey, E.K., Pericak, A., Falk, N.L., Greene, J. (2015).
- Leslie, M.S., Erickson-Owens, D., & Cseh, M. (2015). Is it the evidence? The evolution of individual maternity care providers to delayed cord clamping. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2015 Sep-Oct;60(5):561-9.
- Leslie, M.S. & Briggs, L.A. (2016) Preeclampsia and the risk of future vascular disease and mortality: A review. J Midwifery Womens Health. May-June. In Press.
- Athey, E.K, Leslie, M.S, Briggs, L.A., Park, J., Falk, N.I., Pericak, A., El-Banna, M.M., & Greene, J. (2016). How important are autonomy and work setting to nurse practitioners’ job satisfaction? J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 28(6): 320-326.
- Excellence in Writing Award, Nursing for Women's Health Journal — Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
- Kitty Ernst Award — American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
- Excellence in Teaching Award (Yale University) — ACNM Foundation
- Hazel T. Corbin Childbirth Connection Award for Evidence-Based Midwifery Care
- CIMS Award of Excellence — Coalition for Improving Maternity Services
- John Kennel and Marshal Klauss International Research Award — Doulas of North America