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Audrey Hepburn Award Recipient

Susan M. Ludington

Susan M. Ludington, PhD, CNM, FAAN
Carl W. and Margaret Davis Walter Professor of Pediatric Nursing
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
Alpha Mu Chapter and Pi Chapter

Dr. Susan M. Ludington earned her bachelor of science degree in cell biology from University of California at Santa Barbara, and her bachelor of science and master’s in nursing from University of California, San Francisco. She earned her doctorate in nursing and child development and psychology from Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas, and is a certified nurse midwife.  In 1980, Dr. Ludington established the Infant Development and Education Association of America after studying the effects of early sensory stimulation on newborn development. She is the author of How to Have A Smarter Baby, and Kangaroo Care: The Best You Can Do for Your Preterm Infant.”  Her Kangaroo Care research earned her the Lifetime Achievement Award in Research from the Midwest Nursing Research Society and the national Excellence in Research award from the Association for Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nursing in 2007.

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