The next Dr. Brown’s® webinar will be on Thursday, June 23rd at 1 p.m EST
“The Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Epidemic: Managing Infant Oral Feeding Challenges through Individualized and Unit Specific Interventions”
Speaker: Mary S. Stanford PhD(c), MS, CCC-SLP from Teachers College at Columbia University Program of Speech Language Pathology Department of Biobehavioral Sciences
Mary Stanford has been a neonatal and pediatric speech language pathologist for over 15 years working with infants and families in level III and IV NICUs, follow-up clinics, cleft/craniofacial clinics, outpt feeding clinics, private practice and EI programs. She has facilitated infant feeding practice change in several NICUs and engaged in program development for outpatient feeding clinics to support the needs of infants with chronic feeding issues beyond NICU discharge. Mary has a BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Maryland, and a dual Masters in both Speech Language Pathology from the Teachers College, Columbia University and Master of Philosophy Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She continues to work toward the completion of her doctoral degree in Speech Language Pathology at Columbia University. Ms Stanford is an active member of ASHA, NIDCAP Federation International (NFI), NANT, and serves on the Neonatal Therapy National Certification Board (NTNCB). She has lectured at national, state and local medical conferences on topics related to neonatal feeding practice.