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Ashley Schmuke , M.S.N., RNC-OB

Assistant Professor

Courses Taught

Maternal/Neonatal Nursing in the Traditional and Accelerated B.S.N. programs and clinically in the A.M.S.N. program


  • A.S.N., Barnes Jewish College of Nursing and Allied Health
  • B.S.N., University of Missouri - St. Louis
  • M.S.N., University of Missouri - St. Louis
  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Nursing, Saint Louis University

Publications and Media Placements

  • Schmuke, A.D. (2018, September). Factors affecting uncertainty in women with high risk pregnancies. Poster session presented at the Saint Louis University Conference on Health and Social Justice, St. Louis, MO.

  • Schmuke, A.D. & Lovan-Gold, K. (2018). Current practices and cultural variations in umbilical cord care. International Journal of Childbirth Education.

  • *Schmuke, A.D. (2017, April). Preterm delivery in women with pregnancy-associated cancer. Poster session presented at the Annual Midwest Nursing Research Society Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

  • Schmuke, A.D. & Lovan-Gold, K. (2017). Water immersion during labor: implications for childbirth educators.  International Journal of Childbirth Education, 32 (4), 57-62.

  • Schmuke, A.D. (2017). Focusing on the present: cancer, pregnancy and the fertility conversation.  Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics: A Journal of Qualitative Research, 7 (2), E1-E2.

  • *Bultas, M. W., Schmuke, A. D., Davis, R. L., & Palmer, J. L. (2017). Crossing the “line”: College students and academic integrity in nursing. Nurse Education Today, 5657-62. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2017.06.012Palmer, J. L.,

  • Bultas, M., Davis, R. L., Schmuke, A. D., & Fender, J. B. (2016). Nursing Examinations. Nurse Educator,41(4), 180-184. doi:10.1097/NNE.0000000000000238

  • Bultas, M. W., Schmuke, A. D., Moran, V., & Taylor, J. (2016). Psychosocial Outcomes of Participating in Pediatric Diabetes Camp. Public Health Nursing33(4), 295-302. doi:10.1111/phn.12218

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society (2018)
  • SLU Star Award (2015)
  • STL Magazine’s Excellence in Nursing Award in Women’s Health (2015)

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • AWOHNN (Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Lamda at Large Chapter

Community Work and Service

  • Hope for Two: Pregnant with Cancer Network, Volunteer Support Woman