Stephanie Edmonds, PhD, MPH, RN, Contributing Writer
University of Iowa Health Care: Department of Nursing
Iowa City, IA
Dr. Stephanie Edmonds is a Nurse Scientist at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and an Associate Adjunct Faculty at the University of Iowa College of Nursing. She is also the co-host of the Woman Centered Health Podcast. Dr. Edmonds has completed a Quality Improvement fellowship at the Iowa City VA Medical Center, obtained a Masters in Public Health at Tulane University, and a PhD in Nursing at the University of Iowa. Her current research includes exploring family building among U.S Veterans, the impact of military exposures on fertility, reproductive life planning practice among clinicians, and weight bias among women’s health clinicians. Dr. Edmonds believes that all people regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, weight, income, race, ethnicity, religion deserve to be treated kindly by health care professionals and that their values and preferences should be at the center of all health care decision making.