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Joanne Goldbort, PhD, RN

  • Assistant Professor

Education:

PhD, Indiana University
MSN, Indiana State University
BSN, Indiana Wesleyan University 

Interest Areas:

Breastfeeding exclusivity 
BabyFriendly initiative
Traumatic childbirth and PTSD
Perinatal mood disroders

Publications:

Goldbort, J., Bresnahan, M., Zhuang, J., Bogdan-Lovis, L., & Park, S. (2020). Breastfeeding but not exclusively: Exploration of infant feeding practices among Chinese American mothers. Journal of Human Lactation, 1-10, DOI: 10.1177/0890334420948451

Bresnahan, M., Goldbort, J., Zhaung, J., Bogdan-Lovis, E., & Yan, X. (2020). Promoting sustained and exclusive breastfeeding among Chinese American pregnant women. Journal of Health Communication, https://doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2020.1822471

Bresnahan, M., Zhuang, J., Goldbort, J., Bogdan-Lovis, E., Park, S., & Clark-Hitt, R. (2019). Made to feel like less of a woman: The experience of stigma for mothers who do not breastfeed. Journal of Breastfeeding Medicine, 15(1), 1-6. DOI: 10.1089/bfm.2019.0171

LaDoucer, M., & Goldbort, J. (2019). A proactive approach to quantification of blood loss in the perinatal setting. Nursing for Women’s Health, 23(6), 471-477. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nwh.2019.09.007

Funding:

The Bradley &Virginia Ormes Endowment for Breastfeeding Education and Research Award, “Navigating Uncertain Times: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Information Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic” (2020). Co-Investigators: Dr. Joanne Goldbort, Dr. Mary Bresnahan, Dr. Jackie Zhuang, Libby-Bogdan-Lovis. $2,000 grant.

The Anna Mae Spaniolo Faculty Practice Award, “Navigating Uncertain Times: Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Information Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic” (2020). Co-Investigators: Dr. Joanne Goldbort, Dr. Mary Bresnahan, Dr. Jackie Zhuang, Libby-Bogdan-Lovis. $2,000 grant.

Communication, Arts & Sciences grant, “Acceptance and Guilt: The Experience of Women Who Do Not Breastfeed.”  (Jan. 2019). Co-investigators: Dr. M. Bresnahan, Dr. Jie Zhuang, Dr. Joanne Goldbort, Libby Bogdan-Lovis, Sun-Young Park, & Dr. Rose Hitt. $2500 grant. 

Trifecta Grant, “Barriers, Buffers, and Resiliency in Breastfeeding Behaviors of Asian American Mothers. (Nov. 2018). Co-Investigators: Dr. Joanne Goldbort, Dr. Mary Bresnahan, Dr. Jackie Zhuang, Libby Bogdan-Lovis. $8,000 grant.

Science and Society at State (S3) Collaborative Award, Michigan State University, “Coworker stigma towards lactating mothers in the workplace.” (Nov, 2017). Co-Investigators include: Dr. Mary Bresnahan, Dr. Jie Zhuang, Dr. Steven Haider, Dr. Libby Bodgan-Lovis, and Dr. Joanne Goldbort. $10,000