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Glenda M. Adams, MSN, RNC, WHNP, IBCLC

Glenda M. Adams, MSN, RNC, WHNP, IBCLC

Appointments

  • Assistant Professor

Departments

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Phone Number

  • (502) 852-8398

Email Address

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Bio

Recent Presentations:

Adams, G. Breastfeeding Assessment Instruments: Lack of a Gold Standard. Annual East Coast More Than LATCH Conference, Chesapeake, VA, February, 2013

Adams, G. Milk Volumes for Infant Weight Gain. Annual East Coast More Than LATCH Conference, Chesapeake, VA 2013

Adams, G. The Role of Feminism and the Impact on Breastfeeding Rate: You Decide?  Annual East Coast More Than LATCH Conference, Chesapeake, VA, February 2012

Adams, G. Hospital Practices That Support Breastfeeding.  Annual East Coast More Than LATCH Conference, Chesapeake, VA, February 2012

Adams, G. Supporting the Working Breastfeeding Mother During Healthcare Reform.  Kentuckiana Lactation Improvement Coalition Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, September 2011

Adams, G. Demystifying research articles: Ten tips for the non-researcher IBCLC.  International Lactation Consultants Association Conference, San Diego, CA.  July 17, 2011.

Adams, G. Inspiring Critical Thinking Through the Use of a Culturally Based Perinatal Case Study, Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses Conference.  Denver, CO.  June, 2011

Adams, G. ObamaCare and Breastfeeding:  What Healthcare Reform Means to Lactation.  Annual East Coast More Than LATCH Conference, Portsmouth, VA.  February, 2011

Adams, G. Truths and Myths.  Annual East Coast More Than LATCH Conference.  Portsmouth, VA. February, 2011

Reetta Stikes, Pauline Hayes, Charlotte Ipsan, Glenda Adams, Myra Goldman, & Rosalie Mainous. Near Infrared Spectroscopy rS0₂ Measurements Following Routine Nursing Care in Premature Infants. 2010 Florida Magnet Nursing Research Conference, Naples, FL, February 2010.

Adams, G. Pump Technology. Annual East Coast More Than…LATCH Conference, Portsmouth, VA. February, 2010.

Reetta Stikes, Pauline Hayes, Charlotte Ipsan, Myra Goldman, Glenda Adams, & Rosalie Mainous. The Impact of Routine Nursing Care on Cerebral and Renal Hemodynamic Activity Utilizing Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in the Premature Infant. Research Louisville, Louisville, KY, October, 2009. (First place)

Adams, G. Preparing BSN Students For The Role Of The Perinatal Nurse Through The Utilization Of Simulation, 12th National Mother Baby Nurses Conference: Enhancing Excellence in Nursing Practice, Phoenix, AZ, September 14-15, 2009.

Adams, G. Properties of Breast milk. Annual East Coast More Than…LATCH Conference, Portsmouth, VA. February, 2009.

Adams, G., Hiatt, E., & Kiehl, E. Betting on the Odds: Tip Sheet for a Natural Birth Experience. Lamaze International Annual Conference, Louisville, KY. September 13, 2008.

Kiehl, E. & Adams, G. Developing Community Partnerships: Lessons Learned In “Implementing the Signature Partnership Initiative in the Classroom.” Delphi Celebration of Teaching and Learning, Louisville, KY. October 17, 2008.


Educational Background

  • Health Science Educator Post Master's Certificate, University of Louisville, 2009
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Old Dominion University, 2004
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Louisville, 1990

Teaching Areas

  • Women's health
  • Perinatal nursing and lactation

Honors & Awards

  • 2010: Voignier Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Louisville, School of Nursing
  • 2008, 2009: Voignier Excellence in Teaching Award nomination, University of Louisville, School of Nursing
  • 2008: Spring Faculty Favorite Award, University of Louisville, School of Nursing
  • 2007: Honored as Dean of University of Louisville, School of Nursing "Dean's Moment of Excellence", sponsored by Women4Women Foundation
  • 1998-2000: The Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service, Keesler Air Force Base, MS
  • 1999, 2000: Nominated for Company Grade Officer of the Quarter, Keesler Medical Center
  • 1995-1998: The Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH
  • 1998: Quality Improvement Advocate Award, Wright Patterson Medical Center

Professional Memberships

  • 2006-present: Sigma Theta Tau International, Iota Zeta Chapter
  • 2008-present: National Student Nurses Association, Sustaining Member
  • 2006-2008, 2010-present: Kentucky Lactation Improvement Coalition
  • 2007, 2010-present: International Lactation Consultant Association
  • 2007, 2010-present: Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing
  • 2011-present: Lactation Improvement Network of Kentucky
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