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Midwifery Program

Faculty Research

Photo of Ronnie Lichtman Ronnie Lichtman, Principal Investigator and Suzanne Schechter, Co-investigator Photo of Suzanne Schechter


Ongoing research study comparing graduating Cerified Midwives (CMs) and Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Midwifery Program.

Funded in part by a grant from the United University Professions (UUP)


Photo of Aleida Llanes-Oberstein                             Aleida Llanes-Oberstein and Suzanne Schechter                       Photo of Suzanne Schechter

Interprofessional Research Collaborations:

The Benefit of Virtual Reality in Procedural Learning for the Millennial Student in Healthcare
by Jaqueline Bober, DO, Robin K. Ovitsh, MD, Aleida Llanes-Oberstein, CNM, Jane Kim, MD  

Teach Me How You Perform the Pelvic Exam: Interprofessional and Interprofessional Near-Peer Education of Medical Students
by Jane Kim, MD, Robin K. Ovitsh, MD, Suzanne Schechter, CNM, Aleida Llanes-Oberstein, CNM