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Phone: 212-305-6994
Fax: 212-305-6937

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Education and Training
DNP Columbia University School of Nursing
MS Columbia University School of Nursing
BS Columbia University School of Nursing

Rebekah Ruppe, DNP, CNM
Assistant Professor of Nursing


Research/Clinical Interests
Midwifery, Breastfeeding Promotion & Support, Reproductive & Adolescent Healthcare
Skills laboratory influence on student clinical performance, Using web-based tools to enhance instruction, learning and faculty-student interaction

Selected Publications
Alba, A., Carleton, L., Dinkel, L. & Ruppe, R.L. (2012). Increased Lead Levels in Pregnancy Among Immigrant Women. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 57: 509-514 .
Corsaro, M., Ruppe, R. L. & Zeidenstein, L. The Making of a Midwife in Preparing the Future: American College of Nurse Midwives Annual Preceptor Seminar. May 24, 2011. (0.35 CEUs ACNM). ACNM Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.
Ruppe, R. L. (2010). Autoimmune Conditions. In T. King & M. C. Brucker (Eds). Principles of Pharmacology in Women’s Health. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
Ruppe, R. L. (2010). Adult female with early fetal demise. In J. Smolowitz, J. Honig & C. Reinisch (Eds.) Writing DNP Clinical Case Narratives: Demonstrating and Evaluating Competency in Comprehensive Care. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Ruppe, R. L. (2010). Adult pregnant female with complex comorbid conditions. In J. Smolowitz, J. Honig & C. Reinisch (Eds.) Writing DNP Clinical Case Narratives: Demonstrating and Evaluating Competency in Comprehensive Care. New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Churchill, J. C., Ruppe, R. L. & Smaldone, A. (2009). Use of Continuous Insulin Infusion Pumps in Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes: A Systematic Review. Journal of Pediatric Health Care.
Corsaro, M., Ruppe, R. L. & Zeidenstein, L. Precepting the Midwifery Integration Student: the birth of a midwife. April 17, 2009. (0.35 CEUs ACNM). American College of Nurse Midwives, Region II Chapter I Continuing Education Presentation, New York, NY.
Honors & Awards
2012 Anna Maxwell Teaching Academy
2012 Interprofessional Education Initiative
2007 ACNM Excellence in Teaching Award

Committees
2011-present Educational Technology Committee- Columbia University School of Nursing
2011 Strategic Planning Committee on Scholarship- Columbia University School of Nursing
2006-2008 Media Response Committee, Team Leader- ACNM, Region II, Chapter I, NYC
2005 Admissions Committee- Columbia University School of Nursing
2004-2007 Northeast Regional Committee for the Comprehensive Exam in Midwifery- Northeast Regional Consortium of Educators in Nurse-Midwifery (NERCEN)

Professional Memberships
2012-present Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
2011-present New York State Affiliate of the ACNM (previously NYSALM)
2002-2011 New York State Association of Licensed Midwives (NYSALM)
2001-present Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Zeta Chapter
2000-present American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
2000-present ACNM Region II, Chapter I- New York City

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