Academy of
Breastfeeding Medicine

A worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion,
protection and support of breastfeeding and human lactation

About ABM

2017 Officers & Board of Directors

OFFICERS / COUNCIL OF ADVISORS

  • President:
    Julie Taylor, MD, MSc, FABM
    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Sint Maarten, the Netherlands
    Brown University
    Providence, RI, USA
  • Vice President/President Elect:
    Timothy Tobolic, MD, FABM
    Byron Family Medicine PC
    Byron Center, MI, USA
  • Immediate Past President:
    Wendy Brodribb, MBBS, PhD, FABM
    University of Queensland
    Centenary Heights, Queensland, Australia
  • Treasurer:
    Cynthia Howard, MD, MPH, FABM
    University of Rochester
    Rochester, NY USA
  • Secretary:
    Lawrence Noble, MD, FABM
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Elmsford, NY, USA
  • Council of Advisors:
    Cynthia Howard, MD, MPH, FABM
    University of Rochester
    Rochester, NY, USA
  • Executive Director:
    Karla Shepard Rubinger
    New Rochelle, NY, USA

 

2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Eyla G. Boies, MD, FABM
    University of California School of Medicine
    San Diego, CA, USA
  • Arthur I. Eidelman, MD, FABM (Breastfeeding Medicine)
    Shaare Zedeck Medical Center
    Jerusalem, Israel
  • Amy Evans, MD, FABM
    UCSF-Fresno/Center for Breastfeeding Medicine
    Clovis, CA, USA
  • Ann L. Kellams, MD,  FABM
    University of Virginia Healtmh System
    Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Ruth A. Lawrence, MD, FABM
    University of Rochester School of Medicine
    Rochester, NY, USA
  • Kathy Leeper, MD, FABM
    Milk Works
    Leawood,KS, USA
  • Sahira Long, MD 
    Children's National Medical Center
    Washington, DC, USA

  • Edward R. Newton, MD, FABM (Founders' Representative)
    East Carolina University
    Greenville, NC, USA

  • Sarah Reece-Stremtan, MD
    Children's National Health System
    Washington, DC, USA

  • Susan Rothenberg, MD, FACOG
    Mount Sinai Beth Israel                                                                                                                     New York, NY, USA

  • Elien Rouw, MD, FABM  
    Well Baby Clinic
    ImWasserbelt 7, Buhl, Germany

  • Natasha K. Sriraman, MD, MPH
    Children's Hospital of the King's Daughter
    Norfolk, VA, USA

  • Michal Ann Young, MD, FAAP
    Howard University College of Medicine
    Washington, DC, USA

  • Julie L. Ware, MD, MPH, FABM
    All Better Pediatrics
    Memphis, TN, USA