Conferences & Seminars

Refocus on Breastfeeding with 2020 Vision-Virtual Conference

Refocus on Breastfeeding with 2020 Vision

Program Agenda

0750-0800: Log on to Teams Meetings

0800-0805: Welcome/Disclosures 

0805-0830: State of the State Welcome

  • Lisa Schlientz
  • State Breastfeeding Coordinator 

0830-1000: Preventing Failure to Thrive in Breastfeeding Infants

  • Cathrine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC
  • Private Practice, NY, NY

1000-1015: Break 

1015-1115: Substance Use and Breastfeeding

  • Dr. Thomas Hale RPh, PhD

1115-1200: Lunch

1200-1315: Tongue Tie Update

  • Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC

1315-1415: Mental Health and Breastfeeding

  • Stephanie Gerlek, MSW, LCSW
  • Assistant Director of Behavioral Health Integration/Jordan Valley Community Health Center

1415-1430: Break 

1430-1545: Good Latch, Bad Latch: Nuances of Attachment 

  • Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC

1545-1600: Closing and Evaluation


Program Educational Credits

CoxHealth Education Center is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Midwest MSD approval # MO623-8

6.25 nursing contact hours

Lactation credits available also. 

Planning Committee

Melissa Bowers, RN, BSN, IBCLC

  • IBCLC
  • CoxHealth Women's Center 

Kristen Bright, BSN, IBCLC

  • IBCLC
  • CoxHealth Women's Center

Kelly Evans, RN, BSN, IBCLC

  • Staff Nurse
  • CoxHealth Women and Newborn Care Unit

Tawana Fraizer, IBCLC

  • Nutritionist, City of Springfield 
  • Greater Ozark Regional Breastfeeding Coalition Chairperson

Bridget Gladman, RN, BSN, RNC-MNN

  • Enterprise Educator/CoxHealth
  • CNE Coordinator 

Martha Gehrke, IBCLC

  • WIC Coordinator
  • Webster Co. Health Unit

Chan Reyes, MD

  • Family Physician
  • Medical Director Family Medicine/Jordan Valley Community Health Center



Cancellation Policy

Cancellation policy per Eventbrite page and is handled by the Greater Ozarks Regional Breastfeeding Coalition.

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