Patient Engaged Research to Examine Stigma and Maternal Outcomes Among Persons with Substance Use

Session Description: Methods and results from study co-designed with persons with a history of substance use will be on the effect of stigma on maternal outcomes will be presented.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify 2 methods to conduct patient engaged research
  • Define three domains of stigma
  • Identify two maternal outcomes associated with experiences of stigma in healthcare

Nichole Nidey, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Iowa College of Public Health
Dr. Nichole Nidey is a maternal and child health epidemiologist and assistant professor at the University of Iowa College of Public Health. She conducts patient and community engaged research aimed at improving healthcare and outcomes for pregnant and postpartum persons with substance use.