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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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Kathy Parry Offers Tribute to Miriam Labbok

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition and Office of Food for Peace, in partnership with the FANTA and the Alive & Thrive projects managed by FHI 360, hosted the USAID Breastfeeding … Continue reading

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CGBI Awarded Grant for Infant Side-Car Bassinets in US Hospitals

CGBI Research Associate Dr. Kristin Tully was awarded an Improving Human Health Award with Catherine Sullivan, Dr. Carl Seashore, and Dr. Alison Stuebe from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute. The project objective is to design and develop … Continue reading

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In Memory of Dr. Miriam Harriett Labbok, 1949-2016

The world of Maternal and Child Health got a little quieter on August 13, 2016 with the passing of the legendary Dr. Miriam Labbok.  Miriam was not only a physician trained in pediatrics, preventive medicine and epidemiology, she was also … Continue reading

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Stuebe, breastfeeding expert, named Distinguished Scholar of Infant and Young Child Feeding at UNC

Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc, FACOG, has been named Distinguished Scholar of Infant and Young Child Feeding at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The position, jointly held in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and UNC … Continue reading

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New Faces at the Institute

It is a new year and with it brings new faces at our small institute. We are honored to be working with all of these individuals and hope you’ll enjoy this e-introduction to our growing team.

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