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May 17, 2002 Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC Protecting, Promoting, and Supporting Breastfeeding in New Hampshire
May 6, 2003 Tierona Low Dog, MD The Ultimate Conference on Herbs and Breastfeeding: Clinical Applications & Current Research
June 7, 2004 James McKenna, PhD The Latest Research on Co-sleeping and Breastfeeding
June 6, 2005 Nancy Wight, MD, IBCLC From Evidence to Action: Breastfeeding Support of the Preterm and Near-Term Infant
May 22, 2006 Diana West, BA, IBCLC The Science of Making More Milk: A Comprehensive Exploration of the Mechanisms and Obstacles of Copious Milk Production
June 4, 2007 Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC The Latest Research on Breastfeeding, Postpartum Depression, Contaminants in Breast Milk and Human Milk Banking in New England
June 2, 2008 Tom Hale, PhD The Latest Information on Medications and Mother's Milk
June 16, 2009 Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC Sucking and Swallowing Skills in Breastfeeding Infants
May 17, 2010 Cynthia Turner-Maffei, MA, IBCLC; Kathleen Marinelli, MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP Promoting Healthy Mothers & Babies through the Baby-FriendlyTM Hospital Initiative in New Hampshire
May 16, 2011 Linda Smith, BSE, FACCE, IBCLC, FILCA Birthing Practices that Impact Breastfeeding
May 22, 2012 Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC New Frontiers in Maternal Mental Health and Breastfeeding: Latest Research on Sleep, Depression, and Maternal Cardiovascular Health
June 10, 2013 Cathy Carothers, BLA, IBCLC, FILCA Modern Women and Breastfeeding: Communication, Employment and Navigating Our Fast Paced World
June 9, 2014 Karol Kaltenbach, Ph.D
Sarah Akerman, MD
Bonny Whalen, MD
Supporting the Breastfeeding Mother with a History of Substance Abuse
June 1, 2015 Alison Holmes, MD
Bonny Whalen, MD
Joyce Kelly, RN, BSN, MPH
Becky Dunn, Ph.D, RD, LD, CNSC
Naomi Bar Yam, Ph.D.
New Hampshire Leads the Way: Implementing Research into Best Practices for Breastfeeding
June 6, 2016 Kathleen Kendall-Tacket, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA
David Newburg, PhD
Celebrating 20 Years of Promoting, Protecting and Supporting Breastfeeding for NH Families
June 5, 2017 Vicki Flanagan RN, MS
Bonny Whalen MD
Mary O'Connor MD, MPH
Danielle Hinton DMD
Margaret Henning MA, Ph.D.
Alexandria Bonesho, MD
Creating a Breastfeeding Community of Safety, Care, Support and Equity for NH Families
June 4, 2018 Jessica Altemara, IBCLC
Andrea Ackerson MPH, RD, IBCLC
Donna M. White RN, PhD, CNS, CADAC
Emily Bombard MSN, RN, CNL, IBCLC
Optimizing Lactation Care: Supporting Mothers with Breastfeeding Challenges
June 3, 2019 Marianne Neifert MD, MTS, FAAP
Lissa Sirois MPH, RD, IBCLC
Paula Oliveira RN, BSN, IBCLC
Meg Henning MA, PhD
Janet Ierardi PhD, RNC, CNE
Current Challenges to Breastfeeding Mothers and Advocates in the Hospital, Home and Workplace


Andrea Ackerson, speaker

Andrea Ackerson, speaker

Associated Grocers of New England - Sarah Masters

Jessica Altemara, speaker

Jessica Altemara, Donna White, Andrea Ackerson, Emily Bombard, speakers

Debbie Chalk, breastfeeding award

Jeanette Schaible, breastfeeding award

Jennifer York, breastfeeding award

Kathy Drury, breastfeeding award

Laura Stone, breastfeeding award

Sara Hiland, breastfeeding award

Wendy Jordan, breastfeeding award

Wendy Jordan


Awardee: Gail Hayes RN, IBCLC (Cheshire Medical Center).... Accepting the award for Gail is Emily Nichols

Awardee: Shauna McMenimen RN, IBCLC (Exeter Hospital)

Awardee: Colleen Maloney RNC, IBCLC (Elliot Hospital)....Accepting the award for Colleen is Ellen Edes

Awardee: Petronella "Babby" Wilkey RNC, IBCLC (Catholic Medical Center)

Celina Dykstra, IBCLC (Lake Region Lactation Services)

Speaker(s) Award, Left to Right: Joyce Kelly RN, MPH, Becky Dunn Ph.D., RD,LD, CNSC, Alison Holmes, MD, Bonny Whalen, MD, Naomi Bar Yam Ph.D., Presenting awards: Paula Oliveira RN, BSN, IBCLC & Cindy Johnson RN, BSN, IBCLC

NH Workplace Award - Business: DYN presented by Joyce Kelly RN, MPH

NH Childcare Awards



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