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Name: Cheryl Tatano Beck

Degree(s)DNSc  CNM

Institution: University of Connecticut


Dr. Beck is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Connecticut, School of Nursing.  She also has a joint appointment in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the School of Medicine. She received her Master‰Ûªs degree in maternal-newborn nursing from Yale University.  Cheryl is a certified nurse-midwife.  She received her certificate in nurse-midwifery also from Yale University.  Her Doctor of Nursing Science degree is from Boston University. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Cheryl developed the Postpartum Depression Screening Scale (PDSS) which is published by Western Psychological Services.  She is a prolific writer who has published over 150 journal articles, 20 book chapters, and 8 books on postpartum mood and anxiety disorders and also on research methods.

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