Ohio Lactation Consultant Association​

Ruth Lawrence, MD, FAAP, FABM

University of Rochester Medical Center

Kajsa Brimdyr, PhD

Healthy Children Project, Center for Breastfeeding; Union Institute and University

Kimarie Bugg, MSN, MPH, CLC, IBCLC

Communities and Hospitals Advancing Maternity Practices Program Consultant

Erin Andrews, PsyD, ABPP

Rehabilitation Psychologist

Susan Bash, RNC, MS, IBCLC

Lactation Consultant (Ret.), Good Samaritan Hospital, Southview Hospital

Maya Bolman, BA, RN, BSN, IBCLC

Lactation Consultant, Hillcrest Hospital; Breastfeeding Medicine of Northeast Ohio

Heather DiCioccio, DNP, RNC-MNN, CKC

Hillcrest Hospital

Mary Fessner-Tarjanyi, Counselor

Breastfeeding USA; Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Jennifer Foster, RN, BSN, IBCLC

Lactation Consultant, Summa Health

Terri Hazen, RN, BSN, IBCLC, CKC

Lactation Consultant, Hillcrest Hospital-Cleveland Clinic Health System

Rebecca Jordan, DDS, MS

Delaware Ohio Smiles

Laura Knisley, RD/LD, RNC/OB, c-MNN, IBCLC, CDE, CKC

Diabetes & Pregnancy Coordinator, Clinton County, DNP candidate; Frontier School of Nurse Midwifery and Family Nursing 

Trevor McDonald, BA (Hon), LLLL

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

JoEllen Noble, IBCLC

Breastfeeding Coordinator, Peer Supervisor, Clermont County WIC

Maryanne Perrin, PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, UNC-Greensboro; Board of Directors of HMBANA

Theresa Petrosino, RN, IBCLC

Miami Valley Hospital

Sarah Reece-Stremtan, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Pain Management Physician, Acupuncturist, Children’s National Health System; Board Member, ABM

Elizabeth “Betsy” Studer, RN, MSN, CNS, IBCLC

The Breastfeeding Center


Miami Valley Hospital, Healthy Children Project

Carolyn Williams, RD, LD, IBCLC, CCRC

Director, WIC Program, Clark County Combined Health District

Kimberly Wolf, DO

Ambulatory Pediatrics, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Friday, March 17: Clinical Skills Workshops (separate ticket from Core Conference)

9:00-9:45 am Sign In for Clinical Skills Workshops

9:45-10:30 Clinical Workshops I 

10:30–10:45  Break (no food provided)

10:45-11:30 Clinical Workshops II

11:30-1:00 Lunch on your own

1:00-2:30 Clinical Workshops III 

2:30-2:45  Break (no food provided)

2:45-4:15  Clinical Workshops IV

Friday, March 17: Core Conference (separate ticket from Clinical Workshops)

4:15-5:00 pm Sign In for Core Conference

5:00-6:00 Dinner (included in registration) Exhibits and Bookstore open, Posters    on display

6:00- 6:15  OLCA President’s Welcome: Coe Bell

6:15-7:30  Ohio Dept. of Health & Ohio Hospital Association: Breastfeeding Initiatives in Ohio 

7:30-9:00  Film: Happy Birth Day with Kajsa Brimdyr  

Saturday, March 18: Core Conference

7:00-8:30 am  Sign In for Core Conference  

Continental Breakfast (included in registration) Exhibits, Bookstore Open, Poster Presentations by Authors

8:30-8:45  OLCA President’s Address: Coe Bell 

8:45-10:15  Why Are Supplements So Dangerous?: Ruth Lawrence

10:15-10:45   Break; Exhibits and Bookstore open, Posters on display

10:45-12:15  Achieving Health Equity Through Breastfeeding: Kimarie Bugg

12:15-12:30   Lunch set-up; Exhibits and Bookstore open, Posters on display

12:30-2:00  Lunch (included in registration), Awards, Grants, Scholarships,    Celebrate Ohio: Laura Knisley, Lori Nester, and Coe Bell

2:00-2:15  Break; Exhibits and Bookstore open, Posters on Display

2:15-3:15 Birth Consequences: The Implications of Epidurals: Kajsa Brimdyr

3:15-3:45  Break; Exhibits and Bookstore open, Posters on display (last chance)

3:45-5:00 25 Years of Dramatic Changes: Ruth Lawrence 5:00-5:15 Questions and Answers; Evaluations

March 17-18, 2017

The Silver Anniversary to Celebrate the Gold Standard!

25 Years of Breastfeeding Support in Ohio ​

Columbus Marriott Northwest in Dublin, Ohio


OLCA's 25th Annual Breastfest Conference

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