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 71,339 peer-reviewed scientific journals and textbooks.

Bobbie Scientific Experts

Our internal scientific experts deeply understand and appreciate the complexities of infant feeding. They are equally as passionate about the molecular details of every research project as well as ensuring that the discoveries are communicated in appropriate ways for optimal impact. These thought leaders are at the heart of everything at Bobbie Labs.

Anthony Porto, MD, MPH, FAAP
Chief Medical Director
Dina DiMaggio, MD, FAAP
Medical Research Director
Elieke Kearns, PhD, RD
Scientific Affairs Lead
Malathi Vakkalanka, MS
Product Development Lead

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, and multidisciplinary research. This group advises Bobbie Labs and assists in the evaluation of proposals.

Courtney Jung, PhD
Social Scientist
Jaclyn Bowen, MPH, MS
Environmental Scientist
Janine Berridge, MPP
Data Impact Expert
Jessica Steier, DrPH, PMP
Data Impact Expert
Joshua Anthony, PhD, MBA
Nutrition Scientist
Leanne Redman, PhD, FTOS
Nutrition Scientist
Margaret Becker, CFM, LEED-GA
Environmental Scientist
Michael Goran, PhD
Nutrition Scientist
Molly Millwood, PhD
Social 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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