Tag Archives: CGBI Team

Presentations and Publications

Publications Chetwynd EM, Stuebe AM, Rosenberg L, Troester M, Rowley D, Palmer JR. Cumulative lactation and onset of hypertension in African American women. Am J Epidemiol. 2017 May 23. Parry KC, Sullivan C, Stuebe AM. Health professional associations and industry … Continue reading

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Carolina BEBES Update

BEBES hosted “Hello Mama Hello Baby!” health fair in April for prenatal and postpartum families in the local area. Community partners set up tables to share their resources with new mothers, and a participant goodie-bag contained samples of mama-friendly goods … Continue reading

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Infant Side-car Bassinet Project Update

Side-car project PI Dr. Kristin Tully returned from her maternity leave with her baby Bethany after they personally experienced the stand-alone bassinet on the postnatal unit. They attended the North Carolina State University College of Industrial Design studio course final … Continue reading

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EMPower Breastfeeding Initiative Update

In May, all EMPower hospitals were invited to come together in Atlanta, GA to attend our 2nd Learning Collaborative Meeting. This year’s agenda brought nationally renowed speakers to share on important topics and the latest research in breastfeeding. We also … Continue reading

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4th Trimester Project

A Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) 4th Trimester Project engagement meeting was held at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC on June 2, 2017. Fifty stakeholders attended, including 15 mom partners, clinicians, health department staff, home visiting … Continue reading

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Staff Updates

CGBI Research Associate Dr. Kristin Tully was featured in the UNC Chapel Hill Endeavors as part of highlighting UNC Women in Science. http://endeavors.unc.edu/kristin-tully/

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Staff Transitions at CGBI

It is with gratitude and well-wishes that we announce the retirement of Kathleen Anderson. CGBI is grateful for the years of service Kathleen gave to CGBI. As Director, Community Breastfeeding, Kathleen had the opportunity to work with many groups locally … 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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CGBI Researchers Quantify the Economic Impact of Suboptimal Breastfeeding

Data on costs can help make the case for policy makers and payers to invest in breastfeeding. Three recent studies involving CGBI researchers have estimated the costs associated with suboptimal breastfeeding rates. In August, Katie Wouk, a PhD candidate in … Continue reading

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Letter from the Director

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As we bring 2016 to a close we would be remiss if we did not thank all of you for your ongoing support of our work.  You have continued to lift us in spirit after the … Continue reading

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