Maternal health expert James Muchira named to American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholars Program
May. 17, 2021—James Muchira, a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Nursing, has been named an American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholar. This program supports early-career scholars seeking to build their knowledge and aptitude in health policy.
Research Snapshot: Study proves poor maternal heart health results in preterm birth, low birthweight and cesarean birth
May. 13, 2021—Maternal health researcher James Muchira confirms poor maternal heart health results in adverse childbirth outcomes in the United States; hypertension is the strongest predictor of this association, with disparities observed along racial lines. Est. reading time: 2 mins.
Feb. 3, 2021—During the Research Ramp-up process, more than 3,000 Vanderbilt research personnel have returned to in-person research activities, while many others have continued remotely through perseverance and ingenuity. The efforts of Peabody College's Amy Needham and the School of Nursing's James Muchira are highlighted.