New England Journal of Medicine publishes study on birth risks

01/18/16  Portland, Ore.

Ellen Tilden, Ph.D., C.N.M. and assistant professor at OHSU School of Nursing published in the New England Journal of Medicine, entitled 'Planned Out-of-Hospital Birth and Birth Outcomes.'

Ellen Tilden, Ph.D., C.N.M.This study examines the risks and benefits of giving birth inside and outside a hospital setting and has received broad media attention, including the New York Times - Health, The New York Times - The Upshot, The Oregonian, NPR, the L.A. Times, the Washington Post, and the New York Times Editorial Board as well as generated a NEJM sponsored 10 day online question and answer exchange among study authors and international experts. Dr. Tilden's work is supported by a National Institutes of Health-funded BIRCWH K12 award made possible through the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health &Human Development and the Office of Research on Women's Health (Award Number K12 HD 043488).

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