Debra L. Bogen, MD, FAAP, FABM is Associate Professor Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine as well as the Director of the Allegheny County Health Department. Her research focuses on maternal mental health and infant feeding, growth, behavior and development and on lactation pharmacology. In additional to her research and clinical work in outpatient pediatrics and the newborn nursery, she has an interest in breastfeeding medicine. She is the volunteer Medical Director for the Three Rivers Mothers’ Milk Bank, an active member of the AAP Section on Breastfeeding, served on the Board of the Directors of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine for 6 years and teaches breastfeeding medicine to health care providers. She completed her medical degree at the University of Colorado and her pediatric residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins.