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Patricia D. Suplee, PhD, RNC-OB
Dr. Patricia Dunphy Suplee is an Associate Professor at Rutgers University, School of Nursing-Camden. She received her BSN from Indiana University in Indiana and her MSN as a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She has received the prestigious Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Provost Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Suplee’s research is aimed at improving health for marginalized minority urban women, tailoring culturally appropriate interventions, and improving maternal and infant health outcomes in socio-economically disadvantaged urban areas. Her other area of research focuses on exploring decision making of women who choose to have a bilateral mastectomy for unilateral breast cancer, and identifying variables that may contribute to the timing of breast cancer treatment in marginalized populations.