Audrey L. Blewer, MPH
Assistant Director for Educational Programs
Audrey Blewer, MPH, is the Assistant Director for Educational Programs at the Center for Resuscitation Science and a third-year PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology. Prior to her arrival at the University of Pennsylvania, Audrey completed a master's degree in public health at the University of Florida. Ms. Blewer's scholarly interests lie at the intersection of resuscitation science, health disparities research, health education, and implementation science.
In her current work, Ms. Blewer is examining how CPR training dissemination strategies can be expanded, and tailored, to target geographic, racial, and socioeconomic disparities in layperson CPR education and bystander CPR delivery.
Sample of selected manuscripts:
- Blewer, A.L., Abella, B.S. (2014). CPR training incidence in the United States: Assessment of a key link in the "chain of survival". JAMA Internal Medicine. 174(2):201. PMID: 24247271
- Blewer, A.L., Delfin, G, Leary, M, Gaieski, D, Abella, B.S. (2013). A structured educational intervention to improve targeted temperature management utilization following cardiac arrest. Journal of Critical Care. 28(3):259-64. PMID: 23265288
- Blewer, A.L., Leary, M., Esposito, E.C., Gonzalez, M., Riegel B., Bobrow, B.J., Abella, B.S. (2012). Continuous chest compression CPR training promotes rescuer self-confidence and increased secondary training: a hospital-based randomized controlled trial. Critical Care Medicine. 40(3):787-92. PMID: 22080629