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Daniel Felipe Martin Suarez-Baquero

Postdoctoral Fellow, ACTIONS Program, University of California-San Francisco
Chapter Member: Bay Area SSN
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About Daniel Felipe

Suarez-Baquero received his Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin and his BSN and MSN in Maternal/Perinatal Nursing Care from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. His research and practice concern Latina/e’s reproductive health experiences, community/cultural memory of ethnic minoritized women, and nursing theory.


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Opinion: "Abortion Doesn’t Have to Be an Either-Or Conversation," Daniel Felipe Martin Suarez-Baquero (with Linda Franck, Monica R. McLemore, Amy Alspaugh, Renée Mehra, Nikki Lanshaw, and Toni Bond), Scientific American, December 8, 2021.
Quoted by Spectrum News Staff in "UT Nursing Students Translate COVID-19 Information to Spanish," Spectrum News 1, April 30, 2020.
Quoted by Nataleah Small in "UT Nursing Students Translate About Diagnosing, Managing COVID-19 Into Spanish," The Daily Texan, April 21, 2020.
Quoted by Natalie Martinez in "UT Students Translate COVID-19 Handbook Into Spanish," Fox7 Austin, April 16, 2020.
Quoted by in "Nursing Students Translate COVID-19 Handbook into Spanish," UT News, April 14, 2020.


"Accompanying the Path of Maternity: The Life History of a Colombian Doula." The Journal of Perinatal Education 30, no. 3 (forthcoming).

Discusses the path to becoming a doula evolved from life experiences involving health inequities, and a sense of femininity, maternity, and the women's role in rural Colombia.

"The Embodiment of Traditional Parteria in the Columbian Pacific Region" Qualitative Health Research 32, no. 2 (2021).

Discusses philosophical reflections and implications of knowing other world perspectives, describing a sensitive triad central in theTraditional Partería practice.

"Critical Analysis of the Nursing Metaparadigm in Spanish-Speaking Countries Is the Nursing Metaparadigm Universal?" ANS 44, no. 2 (2021): 111-122.

Intends to facilitate an awareness with which researchers can overcome language barriers in theoretical development for settings in which English-speaking and Spanish-speaking nurses must work together, sensitivity to differences in linguistic nuances is important.

"Expanding the Conceptualisation of the Art of Caring" Scandinavaian Journal of Caring Sciences 35, no. 3 (2021): 860-870.

Provides tools to help nurses to understand and be understood regardless of linguistic differences.

"Rural Women in Columbia, Facing the Postconflict: A Qualitative Synthesis" (with Martha Patricia Bejarano-Beltrán and Jane Dimmitt Champion). Trauma, Violence, & Abuse (2021).

Comprises 10 categories and 20 subcategories that provide support to the inductive qualitative synthesis. Provides a comprehensive synthesis of the Colombian armed conflict focused on the victimization of women.

"Traditional Partería Providing Women’s Health Care in Latin America: A Qualitativetive Synthesis" (with Jane Dimmitt Champion). International Nursing Review 68, no. 4 (2021): https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/inr.12719.

Refers to ancestral knowledge used by laypersons, mainly parteras tradicionales, to provide health care to women and children. Initiates prior to formalization of health care continues today.