- National Certification Corporation - Neonatal Intensive Care
- Duke University Medical Center, Nursing, NC, 2019
- University of Michigan, Research, MI, 2021
Dr. Ashlee Vance is the first doctorly-prepared nurse to join the Center for Health Policy and Health Services Research. Throughout her career, she has focused parental wellbeing and infant health and developmental outcomes during and after intensive care, specifically focusing on those with medically complex conditions.
Dr. Vance conducts research in health services, health equity and economic outcomes associated with having a medically complex infant. Additionally, she concentrates on work to align healthcare system practices with family-focused values to increase parent engagement and self-efficacy in caring for vulnerable infants during and after NICU hospitalization. She has worked as a bedside nurse in many Level 4 and regional NICUs across the US and continues to consult with neonatal providers in the areas of parent engagement, care coordination, discharge preparedness and dismantling of racism in care practices.
- Assistant Scientist, Center for Health Policy & Health Services Research
- Health services
- Health equity
- Economic outcomes associated with having a medically complex infant
Center for Health Policy & Health Services Research
- Henry Ford Hospital