"I have always believed in a wellness model of health care. For me, midwifery is about giving women the knowledge, support, and self-confidence to make healthy choices for themselves and their families throughout a lifetime."
Course coordination of Well Woman Gynecology, Primary Care, Clinical Practicum in Primary Care and Introduction to Teaching
Professor Roe has worked in a variety of settings in women's health. She currently is in clinical practice at The Brooklyn Hospital Center/Maternal Infant Care Projects in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
Contributions to the Profession:
In 2009 Professor Roe was honored as one of SUNY Downstate's Extraordinary Women for her achievements at the medical center and in the Brooklyn community. She was inducted into the ACNM Fellowship in 2008. She has presented and published on many women's health care topics, such topics as: Sexually Transmitted Infections; Antimicrobial Therapy; Perinatal Infections; Managing Size/Dates Discrepancy in Pregnancy, Third Trimester Fetal Assessment, and Maternal-Child Health in Cuba.
Professor Roe has made four trips to Cuba to research the Cuban health care system. She shared her experiences in Cuba with colleagues in "A Midwife's Experience in Cuba", published in the online journal of MEDICC (Medical Education in Cooperation with Cuba).
Certificate in Midwifery, SUNY Downstate
MS in Nursing, SUNY Stony Brook (cum laude)