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JoAnne Silbert-Flagg, DNP, CRNP, IBCLC, FAAN

Assistant Professor
JoAnne Silbert-Flagg
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Overview

JoAnne Silbert-Flagg’s scholarship focuses on promoting breastfeeding from pregnancy through weaning via direct patient care and the education of healthcare professionals. She conducts the weekly Mother’s Breastfeeding Support group at Johns Hopkins Hospital OB/GYN and is conducting a study to evaluate the effectiveness of the group in promoting the achievement of the mother’s breastfeeding goals. Dr. Silbert-Flagg is on the editorial board of the Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health and is co-editor of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide: Primary Care, authoring the "Health Promotion" chapter with expanded content on breastfeeding. She is co-chair of the special interest group on breastfeeding for the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and serves on the board of directors of the Maryland Breastfeeding Coalition. She provides clinical expertise as a pediatric nurse practitioner (CPNP) and certified lactation consultant (IBCLC) at Columbia Medical Practice, and serves as a mentor to Fuld Scholars.

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Pediatric nurse practitioner; lactation; primary care to pediatric patients; newborns & childbirth
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  • Publications

    Flagg, JoAnne (2015) "Share Your Case Report on Identification and Management of Breastfeeding Problems Associated with Maternal and/or Infant Risk Factors." Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health, June, Volume 2, Issue 4.

    Busch D, Nassar L, Silbert-Flagg, J (2015) "The Necessity of Breastfeeding—Promoting Breastfeeding in the Primary Care Setting; A Community Pilot Project Applying the Tri-Core Breastfeeding Model: Beyond the Basics." Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health 2: 158.

    Silbert-Flagg, J., & Sloand, E. (2015). J. Silbert-Flagg & E. Sloand (Eds.), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide: Primary Care (6th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

     
  • Research
    • Benefits of breastfeeding
    • Maternal and child health
    • Pediatric care
  • Awards and Honors

    2015 Breastfeeding Special Interest Group Award—National Association of
    Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

    2014 Teaching Innovation Award—Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

    2014 Breastfeeding Special Interest Group Award—National Association of
    Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

    2012 Johns Hopkins Nursing Publication Award