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Women in Science Wednesday Spotlight: Kristin Tully, PhD

Congratulations to CGBI’s Kristin Tully, who was featured in UNC Research’s series “Women in Science Wednesday”. Click here to read an interview with Kristin, and see links to other female researchers at UNC who have also been interviewed.

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Health Equity and Breastfeeding

Dr. Alison Stuebe and colleagues published a 2nd simulation study aimed at uncovering the disease burden attributable to suboptimal breastfeeding rates in the US – this time honing in on the disproportionate burden placed on women of color due to … Continue reading

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Publications & Presentations – 4th Quarter 2016

Publications Bartick MC, Jegier BJ, Green BD, Schwarz EB, Reinhold AG, Stuebe AM. Disparities in Breastfeeding: Impact on Maternal and Child Health Outcomes and Costs. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov 10. Gueron-Sela, N., Propper, C.B., Wagner, N.J., Camerota, M.E., Tully, K.P. … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding and Feminism Conference

Save the Date!! The 2017 Breastfeeding and Feminism Conference is scheduled for March 22nd – March 24th in Chapel Hill, NC. Registration should be open in December. Please visit the conference website directly for the latest details. Here’s a taste … Continue reading

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Infant Side-car Bassinet Survey

The Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute is seeking participants for the Maternity Care Experiences and Infant Side-Car Bassinet survey. We are seeking mothers, partners, other family, health care providers, and researchers who work with mothers and infants. Please take 20-30 minutes to share … Continue reading

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CGBI Attends WABA 25th Anniversary in Malaysia

Kathy Parry attended the Global Breastfeeding Partner’s Forum as an invited panelist speaker. The meeting, Turning Silver into Gold – Sustaining breastfeeding campaigns for a generation, was held October 2nd – 5th, 2016 in Penang, Malaysia. The occasion marked the … Continue reading

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Carolina BEBES Update

This semester BEBES has kept busy recruiting new members to join in the efforts of building awareness of birth and breastfeeding on campus as well as in our local community. On November 16th, BEBES launched a kick-off event for the … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Kate Lewandowski

We’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you to Kate Lewandowski, CGBI’s Graduate Research Assistant for the 2016-2017 academic year. Kate is a first year MPH student in the Maternal and Child Health Department. She comes to us from … Continue reading

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Associate’s Corner: Cecilia Tomori

Cecilia Tomori, PhD, is a Hungarian American anthropologist with postdoctoral training in public health, who is a Research Associate at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Cecilia has carried out long-term ethnographic as well as qualitative and mixed methods … Continue reading

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EMPower Breastfeeding Initiative Update

The EMPower Initiative is a quality improvement project designed to support hospitals in the achievement of Baby-Friendly USA© designation. Our collaboration consists of 93 hospitals in 24 states, and is led by a team of professionals at three organizations.  We … Continue reading

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