Jane Savage, PhD, RN, LCCE, FACCE, CNE

Associate Professor
Jane Savage
Career Highlights
  • More than 40 years in nursing
  • 35 years of teaching undergraduate nursing; 3 years teaching graduate nursing
  • More than 30 years teaching perinatal education to expectant parents
  • Certified Childbirth Educator, Lamaze International
  • Certified Nurse Educator, NLN
  • Research consultant related to sensitive topics and women

Jane S. Savage has a clinical background in mental health nursing and nursing care of childbearing women. In addition, her lifelong work in nursing education and childbirth education led her to receive a PhD from the University of New Orleans in Curriculum and Instruction. Jane has been a Lamaze certified childbirth educator for over twenty-five years. Her program of research concerns women’s health, during the childbearing years. Currently she serves as a co-investigator of a NIH RO3 funded study examining models of prenatal care, stress reduction, and the experience of disaster recovery.

“The School of Nursing has an international reputation as center of excellence for nursing education. This accomplishment is a tribute to the hard work of an accomplished nursing faculty and a visionary leader.”

“Because the work of a nurse educator is lifelong, I chose to become a part of the nurse educator community at Loyola University, New Orleans. The School of Nursing has an international reputation as center of excellence for nursing education. This accomplishment is a tribute to the hard work of an accomplished nursing faculty and a visionary leader.”

Courses Taught

NURS 703 Theories in Health Care
NURS 732 Population Health Management
NURS 735 Advanced Research Methods
NURS 740 Health Care Systems
NURS 748 Human Resource Management
NURS 752 Health Care Systems Practicum
NURS 970 Philosophy, Theory, & Role
NURS 975 Teaching Methods

Published Works

Giarratano, G., Savage, J., Barcelona-Demendoza, V., & Harville, E. W. (2013). Disaster research: A nursing opportunity. Nursing Inquiry. doi: 10.1111/nin.12049

Savage, J. (2012, Sept). Detecting anxiety while interviewing women about sensitive topics. Podium session presented at the meeting of the Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Savage, J. (2013, Mar). Nursing Measures to Enhance Normal Birth. Podium session presented at the meeting of the AWHONN Chapter Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Education

PhD, University of New Orleans
MS, University of Southern Mississippi
BS, University of Southern Mississippi