Miriam Labbok, MD
|Professor of the Practice of Public Health
Maternal and Child HealthDirector
Director, Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute
|Office422C Rosenau Hall
135 Dauer Drive
Campus Box 7445
Chapel Hill 27599-7445
1970 University of Pennsylvania BA, Human Ecology/Biology
1975 Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine MPH, Public Health
1975 Tulane Medical School MD, Medicine
1981 Johns Hopkins Epidemiology – Post-doctoral Research Training Grant
MHCH 605 Survey Course on Optimal Infant and Young Child Feeding Syllabus
MHCH 765 Clinical SUPPORT for BREASTFEEDING
- Global health
- Health policy
- Maternal health
- Minority health
- Public health practice
- Reproductive health
- Women’s health
Translational and operational research – taking theory to action; Interface of mother and child health; breastfeeding; transdisciplinary research; CBPR; infant and young child feeding and care; birth spacing; lactational amenorrhea method; domestic and international MCH/FP evidence-based policy/service improvement.
Director, Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute: The Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI) was established January 2006 and exists to further local, statewide, national, international and global understanding and support for the mother/child dyad as key to the achievement of two inseparable goals: optimal infant and young child feeding and reproductive health.
Declercq E, Labbok MH, Sakala C, O’Hara M. (2009)
The impact of hospital practices on women’s likelihood of fulfilling their intention to exclusively breastfeed..
Am J Pub Health: vol.99(5), p.929-35.
Labbok M (2008)
Exploration of Guilt Among Mothers Who Do Not Breastfeed: The Physician’s Role.
Journal of Human Lactation: vol.24(1), p.80-85.
Labbok M (2008)
Breastfeeding, fertility and family planning. (ISSN: 1756-2228) 2008; DOI 10.3843/GLOWM.10397.
Global library of women’s medicine, London
Millikan RC, Newman B, Tse CK, Moorman PG, Conway K, Smith LV, Labbok MH, Geradts J, Bensen JT, Jackson S, Nyante S, Livasy C, Carey L, Earp HS, Perou CM (2007)
Epidemiology of basal-like breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Research and Treatment: vol.online, p.1-17.
Labbok M (2006)
Breastfeeding: A woman’s reproductive right. In Keith L (ed), FIGO (International Federation of Gyn/OB) Annual Report.
International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: vol.94(3), p.277-86.