Anne Merewood, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
General Pediatrics

PhD, University of Cambridge
MPH, Boston University School of Public Health
MA, University of Cambridge
BA, University of Cambridge

Anne Merewood, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and an Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences at the Boston University School of Public Health. She is Affiliate Faculty at the BU Center on Forced Migration. Her primary research focus is health equity, breastfeeding, and public health. She directs CHEER (the Center for Health Equity, Education, and Research), and the international non profit organization, CHEERing, which works with refugees in greater Athens, Greece. She is the former Editor in Chief of the Journal of Human Lactation, a former long-time consultant for the DHHS Indian Health Service, and currently consults for the World Health Organization and UNICEF. She is a visiting Associate Professor at the University of Nicosia School of Medicine, Cyprus.

Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Community Health Sciences

Boston Medical Center

CHAMPS National
09/30/2023 - 09/29/2026 (PI)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS

CHAMPS: The Way Forward
09/01/2023 - 02/28/2025 (PI)
W K Kellogg Fdtn

Mississippi CHAMPS: Communities and Hospitals Advancing Maternity Practices
02/17/2021 - 02/16/2025 (PI)
Department of Health & Human Services

Baby-Friendly Mississippi 2.0
10/01/2022 - 09/30/2024 (PI)
The Bower Foundation

09/01/2020 - 08/31/2023 (PI)
W K Kellogg Fdtn

Sustaining the Baby- Friendly Hospital Initiative in Mississippi
02/01/2020 - 12/31/2022 (PI)
The Bower Foundation

Distribution of Breastfeeding: Human Medicine IPE
11/01/2021 - 10/31/2022 (PI)
The Bower Foundation

Improving the Actionable Research Base for Health Equity in Breastfeeding by Assessing an…
02/01/2020 - 04/30/2022 (PI)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Mississippi-100% Baby-Friendly and a Model for the US
08/01/2019 - 12/31/2020 (PI)
The Bower Foundation

Mississippi CHAMPS (Communities and Hospitals Advancing Maternity Practices)
08/01/2019 - 07/31/2020 (PI)
W K Kellogg Fdtn

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  1. Berger J, Burnham L, Nickel N, Knapp R, Gambari A, Beliveau P, Merewood A. Policies and Practices in a Cohort of Mississippi Birthing Hospitals During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Breastfeed Med. 2023 Feb; 18(2):138-148. PMID: 36800335
  2. Merewood A, Burnham L, Berger J, Gambari A, Safon C, Beliveau P, Logan-Hurt T, Nickel N. Assessing the impact of a statewide effort to improve breastfeeding rates: A RE-AIM evaluation of CHAMPS in Mississippi. Matern Child Nutr. 2022 Jul; 18(3):e13370. PMID: 35509108; PMCID: PMC9218301; DOI: 10.1111/mcn.13370;
  3. Burnham L, Knapp R, Bugg K, Nickel N, Beliveau P, Feldman-Winter L, Merewood A. Mississippi CHAMPS: Decreasing Racial Inequities in Breastfeeding. Pediatrics. 2022 02 01; 149(2). PMID: 35104360
  4. Merewood A, Davanzo R, Haas-Kogan M, Vertecchi G, Gizzi C, Mosca F, Burnham L, Moretti C. Breastfeeding supportive practices in European hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2022 Dec; 35(25):8514-8520. PMID: 34645354
  5. Burnham L, Gambari A, Beliveau P, Ustianov J, Parker MG, Merewood A. Perspectives of Nurses in Mississippi on Implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2021 Jul; 50(4):392-401.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33775640
  6. Merewood A, Bode L, Davanzo R, Perez-Escamilla R. Breastfeed or be vaccinated-an unreasonable default recommendation. Lancet. 2021 02 13; 397(10274):578. PMID: 33549167; PMCID: PMC9753227; DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00197-5;
  7. Davanzo R, Merewood A, Manzoni P. Skin-to-Skin Contact at Birth in the COVID-19 Era: In Need of Help! Am J Perinatol. 2020 09; 37(S 02):S1-S4. PMID: 32772355
  8. Merewood A, Bugg K, Burnham L, Krane K, Nickel N, Broom S, Edwards R, Feldman-Winter L. Addressing Racial Inequities in Breastfeeding in the Southern United States. Pediatrics. 2019 02; 143(2). PMID: 30659064
  9. Feldman-Winter L, Butts-Dion S, Merewood A. Authors' Response. Pediatrics. 2017 11; 140(5). PMID: 29089400
  10. Feldman-Winter L, Burnham L, Grossman X, Matlak S, Chen N, Merewood A. Weight gain in the first week of life predicts overweight at 2 years: A prospective cohort study. Matern Child Nutr. 2018 Jan; 14(1).View Related Profiles. PMID: 28636245; PMCID: PMC6865993; DOI: 10.1111/mcn.12472;
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