Breastfeeding and the Origins of Health: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Priorities

February 4-6, 2019, University of Manitoba

The purpose of this conference was to share evidence, ideas and perspectives about how to foster interdisciplinary collaborations and partnerships to accelerate advances in breastfeeding research and lactation science and increase societal support for breastfeeding.

 

 

 

Organizers

  • Meghan Azad, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Nathan Nickel, University of Manitoba, Canada

Program

 
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Videos and Resources

Panel 1: Methodological Challenges and Evolutionary Perspectives in Lactation Research
Chair: Meghan Azad, University of Manitoba
Katie Hinde, Arizona State University
Daniel Munblit, Imperial College London
Luisa Zuccolo, Bristol University
Panel 2: Engaging with Diverse Stakeholders in Human Milk and Lactation Research
Chair: Nathan Nickel, University of Manitoba
Amy Brown, Swansea University
Bridget Young, The University of Rochester
Camie Goldhammer, The Indigenous Breastfeeding Counselor
Panel 3: Innovative Approaches to Human Milk Banks, Biorepositories and Education
Chair: Merilee Brockway
Natalie Shenker, Imperial University
Tina Chambers, University of California, San Diego
Aloka Patel, Rush University
Panel 4: Moving Beyond “Breast is Best” in Epidemiological and Population Health Research
Chair: Katie Hinde, Arizona State University
Rafael Perez Escamilla, Yale School of Public Health
Nathan Nickel, University of Manitoba
Kathleen Rasmussen, Cornell University
Panel 5: Cross-Disciplinary and Cross-Cultural Approaches to Human Milk Research
Chair: Bridget Young, Rochester University
Meghan Azad, University of Manitoba
Michelle McGuire, University of Idaho
Lars Bode, University of California, San Diego