Amber Weiseth DNP, MSN, RN is the Director for the Delivery Decisions Initiative (DDI) at Ariadne Labs, where she oversees the design, measurement, and implementation of the Team Birth Project, a care process innovation designed to improve the safety, dignity and equity of childbirth. Amber has been an obstetric nurse for 18 years, specializing in quality improvement and project implementation. Dr. Weiseth is a Research Scientist at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management.
Prior to joining Ariadne Labs, Amber served as Assistant Director for Maternal-Infant Health Initiatives at the Washington State Hospital Association where she led safety and quality work in the state’s birthing hospitals. While there, she worked to decrease maternal morbidity and mortality in the state through implementation of a maternal early warning trigger system (MEWT) and qualitative blood loss measurement.
Amber earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Minnesota. She graduated with her MSN from Western Governors University in Healthcare Administration and Nursing Leadership and completed her BSN from Seattle Pacific University.
In May 2023, WAJAMAMA, Zanzibar’s first holistic maternal health clinic, and the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) launched a newly renovated Simulation Lab on the SUZA campus, signaling an important step toward centering respectful maternity care and building concrete nursing and midwifery skills. These partners, in collaboration with Ariadne Labs’ Delivery Decisions Initiative, Laerdal Global… Continue reading Building Skills and Teamwork for Safe, Dignified Maternity Care in Zanzibar
Forbes interviews the filmmakers of Aftershock, a documentary covering the black maternal health crisis.
Amber Weiseth speaks with FOX23 in Tulsa on the TeamBirth care process being implemented in every delivering hospital in the city.
In October 2021, Amber Weiseth, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB, became the new Director of the Delivery Decisions Initiative (DDI) at Ariadne Labs and the lab’s only director with a nursing background, “which I believe is an honor,” Weiseth said. Weiseth brings 18 years experience as a perinatal nurse to DDI, a research and social impact program focused… Continue reading A Q&A with Amber Weiseth, Director of the Delivery Decisions Initiative
Kelly and Michael Davoli delivered their son, Michael, at South Shore Hospital, one of four pilot sites testing tools, including the Labor and Birth Planning Board, created by Ariadne’s Team Birth Project. Team Birth’s tactics have gotten widespread media attention. A string of articles and news stories citing Ariadne Labs and its partners is… Continue reading Media roundup: Team Birth Project gains national attention