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Lisa McBeth-Snyder

Lisa McBeth

School of Nursing
125 McDowell Hall


  • MSN, University of California , San Francisco , Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • BSN, University of Delaware


  • Holistic Nursing

Research Interests

  • Women's Health
  • Global Health: Improving Maternal Outcomes
  • Adolescent Risk Taking
  • Promoting Natural Childbirth

Study Abroad

  • Implement a fruit drying pilot study for pregnant women as well as an educational program on Kangaroo mother care in Rwanda.
  • Health Care Services For Women and Children in South Africa
  • Health Care Services For Women and Children in Peru
  • Needs Assessment of Pregnant women and their children in Banda Village, Rwanda, Independent Study

Recent Scholarship

  • "Enhancement of the Nursing Simulation Resource Laboratory" Unidel Foundation Award. Awarded $54,500. 2008
    “Women’s Program for Preconception Health.” March of Dimes Chapter Community Grants Program. Awarded $11,000. 2008
  • Investigating Research Data Base Development for Faculty and Students: 1997-1998
  • Stress, Depression, Anxiety and Hostility: Psychoeducational Interventions versus Stress Education. 1996-1997


  • McBeth-Snyder, L. (1995). Childbirth Challenge Education Game Show. State of Delaware Department of Health and Social Services.
  • Wade, G, Herrman, J., & McBeth-Snyder, L. (2012). A Preconception Care Program for Women in a College Setting. Maternal Child Nursing. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. 37/3
  • McBeth-Snyder, L., Wade, G. & Herrman, J. (copyright 2011). Start Making Healthy Choices: Your Reproductive Life Plan. March Of Dimes grant. [Book]
  • Herrman, J, Wade, G., & McBeth-Snyder, L. UD Nursing students, (2009). Healthy Choices: Taking Care of you and Your Future. Adapted for Planned Parenthood. Publication available through their agency.
  • Herrman, J. & McBeth-Snyder, L. (2009). Simulation in Nursing Education: State-of-the-Art technology Creating State-of-the-art Nurses. DNA Reporter. 34/3.


  • 2011 “Using Simulation to Increase Patient Safety: A Model for Midwifery Education and Practice”. McBeth-Snyder & Welsh. Invited speakers. Western Cape College of Nursing, South Africa
  • 10th Annual Interdisciplinary Research conference: Transforming Healthcare Through Research and Education. Concurrent Paper presentation. "Using simulation to Increase Patient Safety: A Model for Midwifery Education and Practice" 11/09, Dublin Ireland
  • AWHONN 2010 convention poster presentation. "Shared Science: Integrating Academics, Direct Care, & Simulation." 9/2010 Las Vegas
  • 12/05/08 “To Sim or Not to Sim: That is the Question.” Abstract presentation at AACN conference, San Antonio, TX
  • 3/08 “Integration of Simulation into Nursing Education” Guest Lecturer. University of Delaware.
  • 3/23-26/06 “Self-Harm: ‘Cutting to the Chase” video as intervention tool at Society for Research on Adolescence. San Francisco, CA
    Jan. 31, 2005. "Normal Pregnancy." Resource moms. Wilmington, DE.
  • Oct. 22, 2004-Jan. 31, 2005. "Self-Harm: 'Cutting to the Chase.'" Seven presentations to middle and high schools, health fairs, and parents groups.
  • Mar. 2003. "Women's Moods and Taking Care of Your Brain." Delaware Women's Conference. Newark, DE.


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