Master of Arts News


News and events from UI&U's MA students, faculty, and alums.

Karin Cadwell, Ph.D.

Doctors Nashwa Samra, Amal El Taweel and our own Professor Karin Cadwell recently published their research findings, “The Effect of Kangaroo Mother Care on the Duration of Phototherapy of Infants Re-admitted for Neonatal Jaundice,” in The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.

Anna Blair, Ph.D.

Dr. Blair spoke on a cruise to Grand Cayman on May 17-21, 2011, presenting “Research Updates in Breastfeeding and Human Lactation.”

Leslie Korn, Ph.D.

Dr. Korn served as a post-doctoral Fulbright scholar in Mexico for 2009-2010.

Rachel Martinez, M.A. 2012

Although she was already an IBCLC-certified practicing lactation consultant and educator, the M.A. Program provided Rachel Martinez a tremendous opportunity for career growth.

Kristin Casas, M.A. 2012

Casas’s thesis explored the complex issues involved in determining whether an HIV-infected mother should breastfeed or use formula.

Amy Pizzuti-Brown, M.A. 2011

Like many woman before her, Amy Pizzuti-Brown’s interest and passion for breastfeeding began when she became a mother.

Karin Cadwell, Ph.D.

M.A. online faculty, Dr Karin Cadwell, had the opportunity to spend time with the Surgeon General on January 20, 2011 during the announcement of The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding.

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