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Marcia Burton McCoy, MPH, IBCLC

MDH, Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition

Marcia has been an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) since 2000. She was coordinator of the Hennepin County WIC Peer Breastfeeding Support Program from 2005 to 2015. Marcia obtained an MPH in Maternal/Child Health from the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health in 2015 and now works as an epidemiologist with the state WIC office. Marcia has conducted research on racial and cultural disparities in access to lactation services, the impact of peer services on breastfeeding rates, and the effect of in-hospital formula feeding on breastfeeding duration. She is also a founder and active member of the Minnesota Breastfeeding Coalition.