Suzanne McMurtry Baird, DNP, RN

Dr. Baird is a graduate of Rush College of Nursing’s DNP Executive Leadership track and Vanderbilt University MSN and BSN programs.  Suzanne has extensive clinical experience in obstetrical nursing and currently works as a consultant throughout the U.S. with her company, Clinical Concepts in Obstetrics, LLC.  Previously, Suzanne served as the Maternal Quality Improvement Specialist for the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care, as an Assistant Director of Nursing for Clinical Program Development at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, taught obstetric and critical care nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, and worked in L&D at Vanderbilt Medical Center.  Suzanne has served on numerous programs for AWHONN including CCOE and PEOP modules author and editor, review of the Obstetric Triagetoolkit, the Implementation of Evidence Based Practice Advisory Board, and now on the Board of Directors.  She is currently on the board of editors for JPNN, an editor/author for the 5th edition of the textbook Intrapartum Management Modules and AWHONN’s High Risk and Critical Care, 4th edition textbook.