Interested in the promotion and support of breastfeeding for all women, particularly among those in groups with low rates of initiation and continuation.
After participation in a mulit-institution Commonwealth Fund Grant to improve health care quality for children, Ms. Mead coordinated efforts to enhance and strengthen mental/behavioral health content in the PNP Program.
Ms. Mead's teaching expertise is primarily focused in PNP management and clinical courses. She lectures on newborn management in pre-licensure and gradauate courses and teaches health assessment in both undergraduate and graduate courses.
Daisy Award, 2010
- Kavanaugh, K., Mead,L., Meier, P., & Mangurten, H. (1995). Getting enough: mother's concerns about breast feeding a preterm infant after discharge. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 24, 23-32.
- Mead, L., Chuffo, R., Lawlor-Klean, P., & Meier, P. (1992). Breastfeeding success with preterm quadruplets. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 21, 221-227.