Advancing Lactation Science to Improve Care – Medela’s 15th Global Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium
For our 15th – and first-ever virtual! – Global Breastfeeding and Lactation Symposium we are thrilled to bring together some of the world’s most influential human milk and lactation experts for a unique opportunity to understand new insights, research, and discoveries. It will give the delegates the opportunity to exchange ideas, experiences, and best practices with like-minded professionals, and interact directly with leaders in the field of human milk.
Preview of agenda and speakers
This year’s all-virtual conference embraces the theme advancing lactation science to improve care by focusing on:
- Protecting human milk and breastfeeding in a COVID-19 world
- Progressing clinical standards of care for lactation
- Translating evidence to practice to improve outcomes
|Prof. Lars Bode (US)||Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of California, San Diego|
|Prof. Donna Geddes (AUS)||The University of Western Australia|
|Prof. Johannes van Goudoever (NL)||Emma Children's Hospital, Amsterdam UMC, Vije Universiteit Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|Assistant Prof. Rebecca Powell (US)||Division of Infectious Diseases, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York|
|Prof. Diane Spatz (US)||Professor of Perinatal Nursing & The Helen M. Shearer Professor of Nutrition, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Faculty Advisor to Student Nurses at Penn, Nurse Scientist for the Lactation Program Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)|
… with more details to follow.
How To Register
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