Jonas III Nurse Leader Scholar Alumni

Elizabeth Bentle Froh, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Bentle Froh Jonas Scholar III AlumniElizabeth Froh completed her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Science, where she entered the MS/PhD program. Before starting the program, she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Froh’s focus of study is centered on breastfeeding and human lactation and infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. She specifically tailored her program of study to reflect her research interests with an emphasis on research methodologies, ethics, and families and research. Her dissertation was a qualitative descriptive study titled, “Breastfeeding the Infant Born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.” Ms. Froh hopes to apply for postdoctoral fellowships during her last semester of study at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Science. Dr. Froh is currently Clinical Supervisor of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Lactation Team and Human Milk Management Center.