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Heather Rose Abadie, DNP, RNC-OB
Instructor of Clinical Nursing


Phone: 504-568-5167

Office: 152

Office Hours:

Fall/Spring: Monday & Friday 10am - 2pm

Summer: Thursday & Friday 10am - 2pm

*Email to make appointment to ensure availability*

Research Interests

Maternal-Newborn Population, Obstetrics, Labor & Delivery, Antepartum, Postpartum, Breastfeeding, Interprofessional Education, Interprofessional High-Fidelity Simulation, Simulation, Faculty Retention, Nursing Education, LGBTQI Issues, & Student Success


Heather Abadie is an Instructor at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Nursing who uses she/her/hers pronouns.  Dr. Abadie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi School of Nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing in Nursing Education from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Nursing.  She obtained her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Educational Leadership from American Sentinel University in 2020. She also received her Certification in Inpatient Obstetrics from the National Certification Corporation in 2011.

Dr. Abadie serves as course faculty for both the Women’s Health and Perspectives courses, is the course coordinator for NURS3368 Women's Health Practicum course, and she serves as a faculty advisor to students.

Dr. Abadie has clinical experience in Labor and Delivery and Antenatal nursing as a staff nurse and then as a charge nurse at East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, Louisiana.

Dr. Abadie served as the vice-president of the Epsilon Nu at-large chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, member of the Greater New Orleans Breastfeeding Awareness Coalition, member of the American Nurses Association, and member of the Louisiana State Nurses Association.

Dr. Abadie has received honors including being the recipient of the Donna Swartzfager Memorial Award, being named East Jefferson General Hospital’s Team Member of the Month in November of 2012, and has been a DAISY faculty award nominee twice.