Scientific Research Mentor
INTERNAL SCIENTIFIC EXPERT

Molly Millwood, PhD

Social Scientist

Molly Millwood, PhD is a clinical psychologist with an advanced specialization in women's mental health, intimate relationships, and marital therapy. She has conducted research on maternal and marital wellbeing after the birth of a child, and is the author of To Have and To Hold: Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma.

After 15 years balancing an academic career with a private practice, Molly now practices psychotherapy full time, specializing in couples and women navigating the challenges of motherhood. She lives in Vermont with her husband and two children.

Select Publications: 

  1. Millwood M.To Have and to Hold: Motherhood, Marriage, and the Modern Dilemma. HarperCollins; 2019 Mar 26.
  2. Millwood M, Waltz J. Demand-withdraw communication in couples: An attachment perspective. Journal of couple & relationship therapy. 2008 Oct 7;7(4):297-320.
  3. Millwood M.Empathic understanding in couples with a female survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy. 2011 Oct 1;10(4):327-44.

Backed by Experts

Bobbie Labs is backed by a team of internal & external scientific experts who enable us to push the status quo of infant feeding through groundbreaking scientific research. Collectively, the published work from our experts has been cited by more than 31,225 peer-reviewed scientific journals and textbooks.

Internal Scientific Experts

Our internal scientific experts deeply understand the complexities of infant feeding. They are passionate about the molecular details of every research project and ensure discoveries are communicated with optimal impact. These thought leaders are at the heart of everything Bobbie Labs.

Anthony Porto, MD, MPH, FAAP
Chief Medical Director
Dina DiMaggio, MD, FAAP
Medical Research Director
Elieke Kearns, PhD, RD
Scientific Affairs Lead
Jeff Moore, PhD
Vice President of Bobbie Labs

Scientific Research Mentors

Our mentors consist of subject matter experts and leading organizations passionate about advancing the field of infant feeding through objective, evidence-based, multidisciplinary research. This group advises Bobbie Labs and assists in the evaluation of proposals. 

Alyssa Whitcraft, PhD
Environmental Scientist
Courtney Jung, PhD
Social Scientist
Jaclyn Bowen, MPH, MS
Environmental Scientist
Janine N’jie David, MPP
Data Impact Expert
Jessica Steier, DrPH, PMP
Data Impact Expert
Joshua Anthony, PhD, MBA
Nutrition Scientist
Leanne Redman, PhD, FTOS
Nutrition Scientist
Manisha Shah, PhD
Social Scientist
Molly Millwood, PhD
Social Scientist
Nicole Rakobitsch
Environmental Scientist
Pedro Prieto, PhD, MA, MS
Nutrition Scientist
Riccardo LoCascio, PhD
Nutrition Scientist
Urmeka T Jefferson, PhD, RN
Social Scientist

Organizational Partners

We have partnered with organizations who share our passion of wanting to evolve the field of infant feeding through research. Organizational partners appoint a subject matter expert from their team to serve as a Bobbie Labs Scientific Research Expert.

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