Faculty:


Marian Tompson

Co-Founder, La Leche League, International; Founder and CEO, AnotherLook


E. Stephen Buescher, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Retired), Eastern Virginia Medical School


Jenny Thomas,  MD, MPH, IBCLC, FAAP, FABM

Pediatrician, Aurora Healthcare


Stephanie Carroll, BS, IBCLC, CLC, CLS

Lactation Consultant, Mommy Xpress


Jennifer Foster, BSN, RN, IBCLC

Lactation Consultant, Summa Health


Amanda Horner 

Founder Milo’s Mission


Liz Maseth, BSN, RN, IBCLC, CKC

Clinical Lead: Maternal Fetal Medicine, Fetal Treatment Center, Outpatient, and NICU, Akron Children’s Hospital


Chris Smith, RN, BS, IBCLC, ANLC

Outreach Coordinator and Lactation Consultant, Ohio Health Mothers’ Milk Bank 


Samantha Walters, MPH, IBCLC

Lactation Consultant, Breastfeeding Medicine of Northeast Ohio; Founder, She Collective


Janet Wasylyshen-Velasco, MD, MPH, IBCLC

Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Assistant Professor, BSOM, Dayton Children’s Hospital


Calvin Williams

President Lucien Families, Inc., Co-parenting Coach, Talbert House Fatherhood Project, Co-Author, On My Shoulders Fatherhood Curriculum

OLCA's 26th Annual Breastfest Conference


Friday, March 16: Clinical Skills Workshops (separate ticket from Core Conference)
 
8:30-9:30 am Sign In for Clinical Skills Workshops

9:30-11:00 Clinical Workshops I

11:00-12:30 Lunch (On your own - grab and go options available in-house)

12:30-2:00 Clinical Workshops II

2:00-2:30  Break (no food provided)

2:30-4:00 Clinical Workshops III 
 
Friday, March 16: Core Conference (separate ticket from Clinical Workshops)
 
4:00-5:00 pm Sign in for Core Conference

4:30-5:15 Dinner (included in registration) Exhibits and Bookstore open, Posters on display

5:00– 5:15  OLCA President’s Welcome: Chris Smith
5:15-6:45  Celebrate Ohio

6:45-7:00 Break

7:00-7:45  Keynote Address: Surprises Along the Way: Marian Tompson
7:45-9:00 Deconstructing Fear Campaigns: A Panel Discussion: Dr. E. Stephen Buescher, Dr. Jenny Thomas, Marian Tompson 


Saturday, March 17: Core Conference
 
7:00-8:00 am  Sign In for Core Conference Continental Breakfast (included in registration) Exhibits, Bookstore Open, Poster Presentations by Authors

8:00-8:15  OLCA President’s Address: Chris Smith
8:15-9:45  Mastitis: Dr. E. Stephen Buescher
9:45-10:15   Break; Exhibits and Bookstore open, Posters on display

10:15-11:45  Birth Weight, Bilirubin and Blood Sugars: What Do the Numbers Mean for Newborn Care: Dr. Jenny Thomas
11:45-12:00   Lunch set-up; Exhibits and Bookstore open, Posters on display

12:00-12:45  Lunch (included in registration)

12:45-1:30 Awards, Grants, Scholarships: Laura Knisley and Chris Smith

1:30-3:00 Human Milk vs. Infant Formula: You’re Kidding, Right? : Dr. E. Stephen Buescher
3:00-3:30  Break: Exhibits and Bookstore open, Posters on display (last chance)

3:30-5:00 The Fussy Breastfed Baby: Reflux, Colic and Expectations: Dr. Jenny Thomas

5:00-5:15 Questions and Answers; Evaluations

March 16-17, 2018


breastfeeding connects everything


Columbus Marriott Northwest in Dublin, Ohio

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