|Phone Number||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 581-4014||Madsen Health Center
555 Foothill Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
|(801) 581-4014||University Hospital
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Susanna Cohen is a Doctoral prepared board Certified Nurse Midwife who joined the faculty at the University of Utah College of Nursing in 2007. She practices as a midwife in the BirthCare HealthCare (BCHC) Faculty Practice, sharing her time between the Madsen Women’s Clinic and the University Medical Center and Labor and Delivery. Susanna received her Masters' of Science with a Minor in Nursing Education from the University of California, San Francisco and completed her clinical training at San Francisco General Hospital and UC San Diego Medical Center. She also holds a BS in Community and Regional Development from the University of California, Davis where she received the Mary Regan Meyer Prize, a University-wide award for Academic Excellence and Community Service. Susanna recently completing her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at the University of Utah, where her scholarly work centered around sustainable simulation and team training in low-resource setting internationally. Susanna is a founding member of PRONTO International, and NGO which provides interprofessional obstetric and neonatal simulation training in Kenya, Guatemala, India and throughout Mexico. Before coming to Utah Susanna trained in Mexico in Mayan midwifery and herbal medicine from a traditional midwife, and currently uses the Rebozo technique she learned there to offer pain relief during labor and to encourage babies to get into the optimal position for birth. Susanna believes in an integrated and holistic approach to Women's health and encourages women to play an active role in their care.
Susanna actively uses MyChart to enhance communication with her patients. She is part of BirthCare HealthCare (BCHC) the University’s premier midwifery practice. BirthCare HealthCare nurse midwives are experts in pregnancy and childbirth. Your birth experience is important to us. We take the time to provide you with the best care throughout your pregnancy, birth and into early motherhood. Our goal is to help you have a healthy pregnancy and birth with individualized attention and respectful care. BCHC nurse midwives have amazing statistics - such as an overall Cesarean Section rate of less than 10% annually for greater than 10 years, as compared to a national average of 33%. A less than 4% episiotomy rate and a very high success rate for Vaginal Birth after Cesarean (VBAC) deliveries.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Nursing - Associate Professor (Clinical)
|Academic Divisions||Health Systems and Community-Based Care
|Board Certification||American Midwifery Certification Board