You can find up to date details on the event page for all the talks in this series.
Spring 2023; January 18 – May, Wednesdays from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST.
Presented over Zoom. Registration is free!
You can register for any or all of the events from the same link here.
Hosting Organizations: MSE and the University of Maine Institute of Medicine.
Prenatal to early-life microbes and health
Theme organized by Emily Wissel.
“Intersecting breastmilk and microbiome science with the complexity of working with humans in a clinical context”
Dr. Merilee Brockway, PhD RN IBCLC
February 22, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. This event has passed, watch the recording here.
Dr. Merilee Brockway is a PhD prepared nurse and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) with expertise in maternal-child health, infant feeding, and patient engagement. She completed my PhD in nursing at the University of Calgary, examining maternal breastfeeding self-efficacy and infant feeding outcomes in moderate and late preterm infants. She also completed a three year post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Manitoba in Dr. Meghan Azad’s THRIVE Discovery Lab, exploring clinical applications of donor human milk for preterm infants. As an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary, her program of research examines the use of human milk as a clinical intervention to mitigate early life perturbations to the infant microbiome.
Upcoming seminars on Prenatal to early-life microbes and health
“The vaginal microbiome: key for women’s health & healthy newborns”
Dr. Sarah Lebeer, PhD, March 1, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. Register for the Zoom link here.
Panel discussion on Prenatal to early-life microbes and health
March 8, 2023; Wednesday,11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST. Register for the Zoom link here.
This week, we’ll be bringing all of our Theme 2 speakers back to engage in a panel discussion together on the microbiome in early life. Panel will be hosted by Emily Wissel.
Please note, this session will only be featured live in real-time and will not be recorded.
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