Barbara L. Philipp MD, is Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. Her work as co-chair of the BMC Baby Friendly Task Force allowed the hospital to be designated baby-friendly in 1999. She continued to help the hospital become re-designated in 2007 and 2014. She is a pioneer in the field of pediatrics and initiated the MotherBaby Summit Initiative in 2009. Since then she has lead more summits across the US. For her work she has received a St. Lawrence University Alumni Citation.
- Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center
- State University of New York Upstate Medical University, MD
- St. Lawrence University, BS
- Published on 1/23/2019
Philipp BL. Re: "A Critical Review of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Is in the Works" by Eidelman (Breastfeed Med 2018;13(9):557-558). Breastfeed Med. 2019 Mar; 14(2):134. PMID: 30672724.
- Published on 7/13/2018
Burnham LA, Lopera AM, Mao W, McMahon M, Philipp BL, Parker MG. Outcomes of Implementation of a NICU-Based Late Preterm Infant Feeding Guideline. Hosp Pediatr. 2018 Aug; 8(8):486-493. PMID: 30006484.
- Published on 5/8/2018
Wachman EM, Grossman M, Schiff DM, Philipp BL, Minear S, Hutton E, Saia K, Nikita F, Khattab A, Nolin A, Alvarez C, Barry K, Combs G, Stickney D, Driscoll J, Humphreys R, Burke J, Farrell C, Shrestha H, Whalen BL. Quality improvement initiative to improve inpatient outcomes for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. J Perinatol. 2018 Aug; 38(8):1114-1122. PMID: 29740196.
- Published on 4/9/2018
Schiff DM, Wachman EM, Philipp B, Joseph K, Shrestha H, Taveras EM, Parker MGK. Examination of Hospital, Maternal, and Infant Characteristics Associated with Breastfeeding Initiation and Continuation Among Opioid-Exposed Mother-Infant Dyads. Breastfeed Med. 2018 05; 13(4):266-274. PMID: 29630387.
- Published on 11/21/2017
Lewis SC, McMahon M, Combs G, Smith K, Segura-Harrison M, Philipp BL. The Nuts and Bolts of Implementing a Pasteurized Donor Human Milk Program on a Mother Baby Unit. J Hum Lact. 2018 Feb; 34(1):116-119. PMID: 29161533.
- Published on 10/24/2017
Belfort MB, Drouin K, Riley JF, Gregory KE, Philipp BL, Parker MG, Sen S. Prevalence and Trends in Donor Milk Use in the Well-Baby Nursery: A Survey of Northeast United States Birth Hospitals. Breastfeed Med. 2018 Jan/Feb; 13(1):34-41. PMID: 29064280.
- Published on 3/1/2017
Philipp BL. The Importance of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 03 01; 171(3):305. PMID: 28135359.
- Published on 10/29/2015
Wachman EM, Saia K, Humphreys R, Minear S, Combs G, Philipp BL. Revision of Breastfeeding Guidelines in the Setting of Maternal Opioid Use Disorder: One Institution's Experience. J Hum Lact. 2016 May; 32(2):382-7. PMID: 26514156.
- Published on 8/4/2015
Parker MG, Burnham L, Mao W, Philipp BL, Merewood A. Implementation of a Donor Milk Program Is Associated with Greater Consumption of Mothers' Own Milk among VLBW Infants in a US, Level 3 NICU. J Hum Lact. 2016 May; 32(2):221-8. PMID: 26243756.
- Published on 5/2/2014
Hurwitz AG, Farrow PR, Preer G, Philipp BL. Bag free in the Bay State. Breastfeed Med. 2014 Jun; 9(5):257-60. PMID: 24785003.
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