Medical & Research Advisory Committee

Medical & Research advisory Committee

Medical & Research Advisory Committee 2023

Every baby deserves the chance to thrive. Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast supports family and community health and provides equitable access to safe, lifesaving pasteurized donor human milk.

Robert M. Insoft, MD, Medical Director and Medical & Research Advisory Committee Chair, Chief Operating Officer at Franciscan Children’s Hospital.

Mehran Nesari Asdiga, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, UMass Memorial Medical Center

Mandy Brown Belfort, MD, MPH, Attending Neonatologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Elizabeth Brownell, PhD, MA, Associate Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Nursing

Jane Crotteau, BSN, RNC, IBCLC

Emily Hashim, MS, RD, LDN, Boston Children’s Hospital.

Matt Hohenboken, MD, PhD, Therapeutic Area Head for Clinical Development of Pandemic and Other Vaccines, Seqirus

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

Karen Sussman-Karten, RN, IBCLC, Lactation Specialist, Boston Children’s Hospital

David Newburg, PhD, Ex Officio, adjunct professor, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati.

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

Jennifer Riley, RN, IBCLC, Ex Officio, Lactation Consultant, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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

Sarah N. Taylor, MD, MSCR, Associate Professor, Pediatrics; Director of Clinical Research, Neonatology, Yale School of Medicine

Key Supporters

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