2019 Summit Program & Presentations











Summit Program

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The State of Our Breastfeeding Union: Coalitions as a Global to Local Movement
Denae Schmidt, United State Breastfeeding Committee
Robbie Gonzalez-Dow, MPH, RD, CBC Executive Director for the CBC

Breastfeeding and Incarceration, What Coalitions Need to Know
Ruth Dawson, Staff Attorney, ACLU

Strategies for Engaging with Physicians to Promote Exclusive Breastfeeding (Handout coming soon!)
Gail Newel, MD
Susan Crowe, MD, FACOG, IBCLC
Okeanos Gerell, MD

Reach, Inclusivity, Structure and Effectiveness: How Coalitions RISE to the Challenge
Kim Elkins, EdM, IBCLC, American Red Cross WIC and San Diego Breastfeeding Coalition

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The State of Breastfeeding: Global to Local
Lucy Martinez Sullivan, MBA, 1000 Days
Mona Liza Hamlin, MSN, RN, IBCLC, United States Breastfeeding Committee
Jane Heinig, PhD, IBCLC, UC Davis Human Lactation Center

The Science of Human Milk
Katie Hinde, PhD, Arizona State University

Cultural Humility: Connect Better with Individuals and Communities
Jann Murray-García, MD, MPH, University of California at Davis, (Video #1 – 2020 ABC News Children), (Video #2 – Daily Show)

Workshops- Support for Breastfeeding from Fathers and other Males
Gary Thompson, Alameda County Father Corps
Devin Robinson “Egypt”
Wesley Bugg, Reaching our Brothers Everywhere (ROBE)

Workshops- Breastpumps: Skills and Billing
Cristina Morales, IBCLC, Dignity Health Northridge Hospital
Genevieve Colvin, IBCLC, UCLA Health

Workshops- Breastfeeding Support through Social Media
Ifeyinwa Asiodu, RN. PhD, UC San Francisco
Vanessa Simmons, #Normalizebreastfeeding

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Milky Way: Navigating Breastfeeding in Today’s Social Universe
Abigail Hawk, Actor

Workshops – Closing Gaps in Maternal Mental Health Care
Joy Burkard, MBA, Mom2020

Workshops – Improving Hospital Breastfeeding Care: Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and Model Hospital Polices Updates
Tammy Titus, RN, BSN, IBCLC, Baby-Friendly USA
Carol Melcher, BS, RN, MPH

CPQCC Toolkit on Very Low Birthweight
Nancy Wight, MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP

Continuity of Breastfeeding Support and Care
Emily Bernard, IBCLC, NACCHO (National Association of County & City Health Officials)
Francine Jolton, MD, CLE, Contra Costa County
Jessica Lee, IBCLC, Contra Costa County

Substance Use and Breastfeeding: Marijuana, Alcohol, Opiates
Lisa Stellwagen, MD, FAAP, UC San Diego
Tina Chambers, PhD, UC San Diego

The Elephant in the Room: Bioethical Concerns in Human Milk Banking
September Williams, MD, Physician-writer, Bioethicist and Filmmaker

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