Faculty Sketch

Mavis N. Schorn, CNM, PhD, FACNM

Senior Associate Dean for Academics,


Current Research Interests

  • Third stage of labor
  • Education scholarship


Representative Publications

Schorn, M. N. (2012). Uterine Activity During the Third Stage of Labor, Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 57,151-5.

Koskinen, L., Mikkonen, I., Graham, I., Norman, L., Richardson, J., Savage, E., & Schorn, M. N. (2011). Advanced practice nursing for enduring health needs management: A global perspective. Nurse Education Today, (10.1016/j.nedt.2011.06.010).

Phillippi, J. & Schorn, M. N. (2011). Course Revision: From Unidirectional Knowledge to Dynamic Application. Journal of Nursing Education, 50(7),410-413.

Schorn, M. N. (2010). Measurement of blood loss: Review of the literature. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 55, 20-27.

Schorn, M. N. & Wilbeck, J. (2009). Unexpected birth in the emergency department: The role of the advanced practice nurse. Journal of Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, 31,170-171.

Schorn, M. N. (2009). The effect of guided imagery on the third stage of labor: A pilot study. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 15, 863-70.

Ellerby-Brown, A., Sims, T., & Schorn, M. N. (2008). African American Nurse-Midwives: Continuing the Legacy. Minority Nurse, Fall, 46-49.Ellerby-Brown, A., Sims, T., & Schorn, M. N. (2008). African American Nurse-Midwives: Continuing the Legacy. Minority Nurse, Fall, 46-49.

Wilbeck, J., Schorn, M.N., & Daley, E. (2008). Pharmacological management of acute pain in breastfeeding women. Journal of Emergency Nursing, 34(4), 340-344.

Pilkenton, D. & Schorn, M. N. (2008) Midwifery: Are there male midwives? Men in Nursing, 3(1), 29-33.

Schorn, M. N. (May 21, 2007) "Opioid addiction in pregnancy" in Screening Issues in Obstetrics. Audio-Digest Obstetrics/Gynecology. 54(10).

Schorn, M. N. (2007). Midwife practice and beliefs about discharging clients from their practice. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 52, 465-472.

Schorn, M. N. (2006). How does oral emergency contraception work? Nursing 2006. 36 (2), 31.

Schorn, M. N. (2005). Emergency contraception for sexual assault victims: an advocacy coalition framework. Policy, Politics, and Nursing Practice, 6, 343-353.

Schorn, M. N. (2004). What are the current pap test guidelines? Nursing 2004, 34(12), 26, 2004.

Schorn, M. N. (2004). Can my patient breast-feed after surgery? Nursing 2004, 34(10), 31.

Schorn, M. N., McAllister J. L., and Blanco, J. D. (1993). Water immersion and the effect on labor. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 38(6), 336-342.

Schorn, M. N., Blanco, J. D., Chambers, A. N., and Rafferty, C. (1993). Effect of meconium on delivery of chorioamniotic membranes. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 38, 301-304.

Walsh, L. V., Schorn, M., & Walker, D. S. (1993). Nurse-midwifery research, 1990-1992: An annotated bibliography. Washington DC: American College of Nurse-Midwives, DOR.

Schorn, M. N., and Blanco, J. D. (1991). Management of the nuchal cord. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 36, 131-132.


Professional Organizations

American College of Nurse-Midwives

American Nurses Association

Fellowship of the American College of Nurse-Midwives

Sigma Theta Tau International, Iota Chapter