Aishat Gambari, MPH
CHEER Research and Communications Assistant
Center for Health Equity, Education, and Research; Boston Medical Center
Aishat is interested in global maternal and child health, program planning, implementation, and evaluation. Her previous work includes serving as the Global Health Policy and Programs Intern at The Association for the Rehabilitation and Re-orientation of Women for Development (TERREWODE), Uganda, as the Programs Assistant at Life Empowered Anchors Hope (L.E.A.H) Foundation, Nigeria, working as an HIV/AIDS community awareness and stigma reduction advocate in Nigeria and as a Research Assistant at Washington University Center for Diabetes Translation Research.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Breastfeeding: Human Medicine IPE- Cultivating Collaboration to Improve Lactation Knowledge and Support Strategies Among Public Health and Healthcare Professionals
Healthcare professionals working with new families, including physicians, midwives, nurse practitioners, social workers, dieticians, and many others, play a profound role in infant feeding decisions. Interprofessional Education (IPE) is an integral component of professional training to equip an array of healthcare workers to cultivate patient-centered care in a collaborative team environment; however, curricula addressing breastfeeding did not exist until the creation of the Breastfeeding: Human Medicine IPE module in 2020 by the Center for Health Equity, Education, and Research (CHEER),…