Jennifer Woo, Ph.D., CNM, WHNP, FACNM

Assistant Professor


Jennifer Woo, Ph.D., CNM, WHNP, FACNM

ASB 116


Ph.D., Nursing, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
M.S.N., University of Pennsylvania
B.S.N., University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

Maternal Child Health Care; Vitamin D and Pregnancy Outcomes; Health Disparities

Latest Articles

Associations between Pregnancy-Related Symptoms, Serum 25(OH)D, and Physical Quality of Life in Pregnant Women
Nutrients (2022)
Jennifer Woo, Susan Penckofer, Marcus Fagan, Carmen Giurgescu

Evidence of an association between vitamin D deficiency and preterm birth and preeclampsia: a critical review
Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health (2019)
Jennifer Woo, Carmen Giurgescu, Carol L. Wagner

Neighborhood disorder predicts lower serum vitamin D levels in pregnant African American women
Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2019)
Jennifer Woo, Mary Dawn Koenig, Christopher Engeland, Michelle Kominiarek, Rosemary White-Traut

Vitamin D deficiency and sleep quality in pregnant minority women
American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing (2019)
Jennifer Woo, Susan Penckofer, Carmen Giurgescu, Paul Yeatts

Prevalence and Predictors of Low Serum 25- hydroxyvitamin D among female African American breast cancer survivors
Journal of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2018)
P Sheean, C Arryo, Jennifer Woo, L Schiffer, M Stolley

A Strategy for Role Assignment in Simulation Using Collaborative Cognition
Journal of Nursing Education (2018)
J Carey, Jennifer Woo, M Lindley, A Lewis, B Wilburn

Internally Funded Projects

Chancellor Research Fellowship
Texas Woman's University | $5,000.00 | 2020
Research Grant

Barriers and Facilitators of engaging pregnant minority women in research
Student Research grant | $375.00 | 2020
Research Grant

Research Enhancement Program
Texas Woman's University | $10,000.00 | 2019
Research Grant

Chancellor Research Fellowship
Texas Woman's University | $5,000.00 | 2019
Research Grant

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Nurse Midwives
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Educational Associate membership
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Southern Nursing Research Society
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners