Award-winning breastfeeding research from UW/MSU team


With co-authors from Michigan State University, UW Professor of Nutritional Sciences Beth Olson has been given the Journal of Human Lactation’s 2015 Editorial Review Board Choice Research Article of the Year Award for her article “Self-reported reasons for breastfeeding cessation among low-income women enrolled in a peer counseling breastfeeding support program.”  Olson, who is also an Extension Nutrition Specialist with UW Extension, has a research program focused on understanding factors that support or undermine breastfeeding incidence and duration.  The new article’s lead author, Mary Rozga, was a PhD student supervised by Olson and is now an Assistant Professor at Bowling Green State University.