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Marilyn (Lynn) Stringer, PhD, RN, FAAN 

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Marilyn Stringer, PhD, WHNP, FAAN is a Professor of Women’s Health, Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Professor of Women’s Health Nursing in Obstetrics & Gynecology (Secondary), University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Stringer is a consultant in the Women’s Health Department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where she provides leadership to numerous research projects and evidenced based practice projects.  She is known globally for her expertise in the promotion of healthy pregnancies and newborns.  Dr. Stringer has a distinguished and sustained record of funding as a Principal Investigator and subsequent dissemination of research through publications and presentations.  For over 10 years, she served as the Associate Editor of the Journal of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing.  Dr. Stringer has over 60 peer reviewed journal publications, book chapters, and evidenced based practice guidelines. Between July 2016-June 2024, Dr. Stringer and her team have been awarded 3.15M by the Pennsylvania Department of Health to develop, disseminated and evaluate the Philadelphia Safe Sleep Awareness For Every Well Newborn (S.A.F.E.) Program whose goal is to prevent Sudden Unexpected Infants Deaths throughout Pennsylvania.


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