Stephanie Uhr, Ph.D., M.S., R.N., I.B.C.L.C.

Stephanie Uhr
Title: Instructor
Division: Nursing
Office Location: Nursing 135
Office Phone: 815-753-6556
Email: suhr@niu.edu

Courses Taught

  • NURS 302 Professional Nursing
  • NURS 319 Nursing Care Childbearing Family 
  • NURS 343 Childbearing Family Clinical 
  • NURS 349X Critical Thinking
  • NURS 347 Concepts Professional Nursing (RN-BS)

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Nursing
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University, Nursing Education
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
  • B.S., Northern Illinois University, Nursing

Academic/Research Interests

  • Maternal Infant Health
  • Lactation
  • Diversity and Inclusion/Health Disparities
  • Student Success

Awards

  • 2022, Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, Northern Illinois University
  • 2020, Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, CHHS nominee, Northern Illinois University
  • 2021, NEF Scholar 2021-2022, Miriam M. Powell Scholarship Award, Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. (NEF)

Presentations/Publications

  • Uhr, S.D., (2022). Impacting Positive Breastfeeding Attitudes of Prelicensure Nursing Students Using an Evidence-Based Breastfeeding Module, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.
  • Uhr, S. D. (2022, May 16). Nursing Students Attitudes Regarding Breastfeeding Education [Poster session]. Health Research Symposium, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Uhr, S. D. (2022, March 31). Nursing Students Attitudes Regarding Breastfeeding Education [Poster session]. Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Annual Conference, Schaumburg, IL.
  • Uhr, S. D. (2022, February 17). The Impact of Breastfeeding on Health Outcomes [Lecture]. Sigma Theta Tau - Eta Nu Chapter - Chapter Membership Educational Session, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Uhr, S. D. (2021, November 11). Nursing Students Attitudes Regarding Breastfeeding Education [Poster session]. Sigma Theta Tau – Eta Nu Chapter, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Uhr, S. D. (2021, May 7). The Iowa Infant Feeding Attitude Scale (IIFAS) - An Application with Nursing Students Breastfeeding Attitudes [Poster session]. Health Research Symposium, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, WI.
  • Uhr, S. D. (2020, November 12). Iowa Infant Feeding Attitude Scale (IIFAS) [Poster session]. Sigma Theta Tau– Eta Nu Chapter, Milwaukee, WI.

Contact Us

College of Health and Human Sciences
Wirtz Hall 227
815-753-1891
chhs@niu.edu

The Dean's Office is open for face-to-face meetings by appointment only.

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