CGBI Associates

CGBI-Associated UNC Faculty:

Other CGBI Associates:

  • Genevieve Becker, Genevieve Becker, MSc, MEd, PhD, IBCLC; BEST Services, Galway, Ireland. Infant nutrition, BFHI practices and assessment, training of trainers
  • Pamela D. Berens, MD; Professor, University of Texas Medical School
  • Debra L. Bogen, MD, FAAP, FABM; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Sciences, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Barbara Cameron, M.A., M.S.W.
  • Adriano Cattaneo, MD, MSc; Consultant Epidemiologist and Co-ordinator of the Unit for Health Services Research and International Health, Institute of Child Health “IRCCS Burlo Garofolo,” Trieste, Italy
  • Caroline J. Chantry, MD; Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of California Davis Medical Center
  • Yoo-Mi Chung, MD, IBCLC; President, Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, Korea
  • David Clark, LLB (hons), Legal Expert on the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, and Rights-based Programming
  • Hilary Creed, MPhil; International Nutrition
  • Kirk Dearden, DrPH, MPH; Professor of International Health,Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Bette Gebrian, RN, PhD; Public Health Director, Nurse Anthropologist
  • José J. Gorrín-Peralta, MD, MPH, FACOG, FABM; Professor, MCH Program, University of Puerto Rico; President, PROMANI.
  • Barbara L. Phillip, MD, FAAP, FABM; Director, The Birth Place, Boston Medical Center.
  • Arun Gupta, MD; Pediatrician, BPNI
  • Rukhsana Haider, MD, MSc, IBCLC, RPHNutr, PhD; Public Health Nutritionist; Chairperson, Training and Assistance for Health and Nutrition Trust (TAHN)
  • Virginia Hight, OTR, Dr.P.H.; Associate Professor, Richard Stockton College.
  • Elizabeth Hormann, Ed.M., IBCLC; Independent consultant, BFHI Assessor and Trainer, Relactation, Infant Feeding in Emergencies.
  • Cynthia R. Howard, MD, MPH; Pediatric Medical Director Mother Baby Unit, Rochester General Hospital.
  • Samuel Kahn, PhD; Nutrition and Food Consultant
  • Barbara C. Kennedy, MPH; Director Center for International Health, International Development Group, RTI International
  • Sebalda Leshabari, RN/RM, MPH; Lecturer, School of Nursing, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences
  • Mary Lung’aho, MA, PhD; IYCF in Emergencies, Medical Anthropology and Nutrition Science
  • Rebecca Magalhaes, Director, External Relations & Advocacy, La Leche League International
  • Anne Montgomery, MD, FAAFP, FABM; Faculty Physician, Family Medicine Spokane Residency
  • Audrey Naylor, MD, DrPH, FAAP, FABM; President, Wellstart International; Lactation Education
  • Jairo Osorno, MD; Independent Consultant; Visiting Professor, School of Medicine, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
  • Ana M. Parrilla-Rodríguez, MD, MPH, FABM; Associate Professor, MCH Program, University of Puerto Rico.
  • Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Ph.D.; Professor of Nutritional Sciences & Public Health; Director, NIH EXPORT Center for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos (CEHDL), University of Connecticut
  • Felicity Savage, BM, BCh, FRCPCH, FABM; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, London; BFHI, Expert training
  • Amy Peterson RN, BSN, CCHC
  • Laura N Sinai, MD, MSCE, FAAP; Pediatrician
  • Paige Hall Smith, PhD, MSPH; Associate Professor, Director of the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness, UNC at Greensboro
  • Curtiss Swezy, DrPH; Adjunct Faculty, George Mason University
  • Emily Taylor, MPH, LCCE, CD (DONA); Consultant
  • Timothy J. Tobolic, MD; Private Practice
  • Verónica Valdés, MD; Lactation Specialist
  • Ruth Wester, RN, CPNP; VP, Wellstart International; Lactation Support
  • Julie K. Wood, MD, IBCLC, FABM; Associate Director Clinic Medical Director
  • Nancy E. Wright, MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP; Attending Neonatologist, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns
  • Michal A. Young, MD, FAAP; Associate Professor and Interim Chairman, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health

* “CGBI Associates” indicates individuals who support the mission, goals and policies of CGBI and who have stated their interest in working together. This does not imply contractual agreement of any sort with UNC.


Ad Hoc External Advisory Group

  • Alice Ammerman, DrPH, RD; Director, Center for Health Promotion & Disease, UNC-CH
  • Barbara Crane, MA, PhD; Executive Vice President, Technical Leadership and Advocacy, Ipas
  • Barbara Kennedy, MPH; Vice President of International Health, RTI
  • Meg Molloy, DrPH, MPH, RD; Executive Director, NC Prevention Partners
  • Ginger Sall; Board member, CARE – America
  • Anthony So, MD, MPA; Senior Research Fellow of Public Policy and Law; Director, Program in Global Health and Technology Access, Duke University
  • William Sollecito, DrPH; Director, Public Health Leadership Program, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Selected National and International, Organizational Associates: (full list available upon request)

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