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Laniece A. Coleman

Laniece A. Coleman, DNP, MSN, MA, CNM

Assistant Professor

Department: Obstetrics & Gynecology: Midwives

Specialties: Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health, Midwifery


  • BA - The Ohio State University, Columbus (1992)
  • MA - The Ohio State University, Columbus (1995)
  • MS in Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (1999)
  • DNP - Case Western Reserve University (2006)

Awards & Honors

  • Resident Nurse-Midwife Teaching Award from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2006 and 2007
  • "Taki" Recognition Award for Innovation in Education in the field of Ob/Gyn in 2010

Dr. Coleman, a certified nurse-midwife, is the director of nurse-midwifery services and an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Coleman is board certified as a nurse-midwife by the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Affiliated Hospital: Hahnemann University Hospital


Clinical Services

Birth control and family planning, Pap smear, Pregnancy, Prenatal care, Birth and delivery, Maternity care, Adolescent gynecology, Well woman health exams, Breast exam, Birth - midwife, Labor, Delivery

Dr. Coleman lectures on preconceptional care, prenatal care and violence against women. She has a particular interest in adolescent gynecology.

Research Interests

Prevention of HIV transmission through human breastmilk


Dr. Coleman is involved in research regarding the prevention of HIV transmission through human breastmilk.

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