Dr. Carmen Giurgescu is an Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing at Wayne State University. Her research has been focusing on the impact of chronic stressors (neighborhood environment, racial discrimination) on mental health and birth outcomes in African American women. Dr. Giurgescu brings her clinical expertise as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner to this area of research. She received funding from professional organizations as well as the National Institutes of Health (NINR R03). She has disseminated the results via numerous publications and peer reviewed presentations.
Area of Expertise
- High-risk pregnancy
- specifically complications such as preterm labor
- preeclampsia and preterm birth.