The Nurse-Midwife Is In: Stacia Birdsall '02, PhD, MPH, MSN

Feb 16, 2022, 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Online - Zoom or In Person TBA
Event Description

"The Doctor is In" is the HPA alumni health professional speaker series. Alumni guests return to campus to talk about their professional lives and offer advice to prehealth students.

Doctor Is In - Stacia Birdsall

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Stacia Birdsall, PhD, MPH, MSN

Stacia Birdsall '02 is a Certified Nurse Midwife in New York City and a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU. Born and raised in Japan, Stacia majored in Anthropology, with certificates in East Asian Studies and Women's Studies. After graduation, she worked in Nepal and Bhutan as a Princeton-in-Asia Fellow at Save the Children. She then obtained a masters degree in nursing with a specialization in midwifery from Yale University. Stacia also holds a PhD in Nursing from NYU and an MPH in Population and Family Health from Columbia University. 

Over her 15 year career in women's health, Stacia has provided reproductive and primary care in a range of public health and global health settings, including at Bellevue Hospital and in her current practice at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in Manhattan's Chinatown. Her international work includes maternal health research, patient care, and clinician training in Afghanistan, Haiti, India, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Her research examines the effects of cultural and structural factors on women’s health, particularly in vulnerable populations. 

Stacia loves to help students think creatively about the many ways to find joy and make the world better through a healthcare career. She lives on the Upper West Side with her husband (David Lee '99) and their three amazing children.