GOLD Speakers

USA

Nancy E. Wight, MD, IBCLC, FABM, FAAP

  • Country: USA
Biography:

Nancy is an attending Neonatologist with San Diego Neonatology, Inc. and is the Medical Director for Sharp HealthCare Lactation Services in San Diego, CA. She is board-certified in Pediatrics (Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (Univ. of California San Diego) and has been an IBCLC since 1988. She is currently secretary/treasurer and education coordinator for the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition, which she helped found. Nancy is the Breastfeeding Coordinator for District IX, Chapter 3 of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a past president of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, and on Board of HMBANA. She reviews research articles for several professional journals. Her book, “Best Medicine: Human Milk in the NICU” was published in July 2008. She was awarded a 2014 Golden Wave Award by the California Breastfeeding Coalition for her efforts to reduce obstacles to breastfeeding in California.