Board of Directors

Arlene Bernstein, Esq.

Richard Cohn, Ph.D

Professor Alan Feld, Ph.D

Barry Kostin, Board Treasurer

Karen Sussman-Karten, RN, IBCLC

David Small, Clerk

Ruth Vishniavsky, RDH, MS, IBCLC, Board Chair

Mabel Balduf MPH

Medical Advisory Board

Robert M. Insoft MD, Chief Medical Officer, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence RI, Medical Director, Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast

Jane Crotteau RNC IBCLC, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

Theonia Boyd MD, Director of Anatomic Pathology, Children’s Hospital Boston, MA

Darlene Breed RN IBCLC, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA

Emily Hashim RD, Children’s Hospital Boston, MA

Matt Hohenboken MD Ph.D, Chief Medical Officer, North America Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics

Susanna Huh MD MPH, Director, Growth and Nutrition Program, Children’s Hospital Boston, MA

Richard Moriarty MD, Pediatric Primary Care and Pediatric Infectious Disease, UMass Memorial Medical Center; Vice Chair Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics,UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA

Mehran Nesari PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA

Steven Ringer MD Ph.D., Chief, Newborn Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Associate Professor, Neonatology Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Susan Worden RN IBCLC, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, MA

Lawrence Noble, MD, FABM, FAAP, IBCLC, Elmhurst Hospital, Queens, NY

Dara Barnett, RN, IBCLC, Maimonides Infants and Children’s Hospital, Brooklyn, NY

Research Advisory Board

Professor David Newburg Ph.D. Boston College Professor of Biology and Director, Program in Glycobiology, Boston College

Professor Marcia Marker Feld, Ph.D

Dr. Richard Schanler, MD Investigator, Center for Immunology and Inflammation, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Co-Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Research Laboratory, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York, Professor of Pediatrics, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Professor Ardythe Morrow, PhD Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Human Milk and Lactation, Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Mandy Brown Belfort MD MPH, Assistant in Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Margaret Parker MD, neonatologist Boston Medical Center