Ann Kellams, MD, FAAP, IBCLC, FABM
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Ann L. Kellams, M.D., IBCLC, FAAP, FABM

Dr. Ann Kellams is a Professor of Pediatrics and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia who served for 12 years has served as Medical Director of Well Newborn service and helped found and is Director of the UVA Breastfeeding Medicine Program since 2011  She serves on the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Breastfeeding and is President-elect of the international Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.   Her research is in the area of parental education related to infant feeding, hospital breastfeeding support, and safe sleep practices with the SMART, SCHOOL, and SMARTER grants funded by the NICHD and has multiple peer-reviewed publicationsShe also served as a scientific advisor for the Virginia Department of Health Breastfeeding Friendly Consortium that offers web-based CME and MOC at bfconsortium.org.