conference brochure - Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal

Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network
Serving Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland & Westchester Counties
Tri-Annual Education & Networking Conference
Good Samaritan Hospital, Suffern, NY
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
“Unique Strategies to Integrate Breastfeeding into the Workplace
and Community.”
8:30am – Registration, Breakfast & Networking
9:00am - Welcome Remarks and Network News
Joan H. Facelle, MD, MPH
Rockland County Commissioner of Health
Cheryl Hunter-Grant, LMSW, CLC
Executive Director, LHVPN
9:30am – Keynote Presentations
“Strategies for Increasing Breastfeeding Among Disparate Populations ”
Michal A. Young, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor/ NICU Director
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health
Howard University, Washington, DC
"A Business Case for Breastfeeding”
Stephanie Sosnowski, BS, ICCE, CLC
Deputy Director
Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN)
Central Valley, NY
12:15pm – Lunch & Networking
1:00pm – Panel Presentation
Successful Implementation of Workplace Lactation Support Policies
2:00pm – County Roundtable Discussions & Work Groups
2:45pm – The Way Forward: Next Steps & Commitments
For more information contact Jeet Lund at 914-493-6435 or
This event is funded in part by the NYS Department of Health, Division of Family Health, Emblem
Health, Lansinoh Laboratories and Ameda Breastfeeding Products.
The Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: 914-493-6435  Fax: 914-493-1005 
Continuing Education Credits
This continuing nursing education activity has been submitted to the New York State Nurses
Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on
Accreditation. It has been submitted for 2.50 contact hours.
An application for 2.5 CERPs has been submitted to the Center for Education and Research in Patient
An application for 2.5 CPEs has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Health Educators
An application for 2.5 CECHs has been submitted to the National Commission for Health Education