Dr. Arnold holds a Masters in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Hawaii and a Ph.D. with a concentration in Public Policy & Administration and specialization in Public Health from Union Institute & University.
Dr. Arnold is a recognized international and national expert on donor human milk banking policy and practice as well as breast milk collection and storage techniques. She was a founding member and served as the Executive Director of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America, Inc. for many years and is currently the coordinator of the National Commission on Donor Milk Banking, a special project of the American Breastfeeding Institute. She also focuses her energy on the development of health policy related to donor human milk banking.
Dr. Arnold serves as a delegate to the United States Breastfeeding Committee and is also the Coordinator of the Independent Study Module Program for La Leche League International. Dr. Arnold is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters on the subject of donor milk banking. She is also an author of Reclaiming Breastfeeding for the United States and Maternal and Infant Assessment for Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, 2nd edition.