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The Center for Breastfeeding Medicine at Cincinnati Children's is home to specialists with a variety of backgrounds and areas of focus. As a team, this diversity makes us better prepared to care for you and your baby's unique needs.
Sheela Rath Geraghty, MD, MS, IBCLC, FAAP Medical Director, Center for Breastfeeding Medicine 513-636-2526 firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical Director, Center for Breastfeeding Medicine
Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Breastfeeding; breast milk pumping; human milk banking; multiple births
Sheela R. Geraghty, MD, is a general pediatrician and lactation consultant. Dr. Geraghty is the medical director for the Cincinnati Children’s Center for Breastfeeding Medicine. Dr. Geraghty’s research and clinical practice focuses on barriers to successful breastfeeding.
BS: Biology, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, 1991.
MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1995.
Residency: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, 1995-1998.
Chief Residency: Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, 1998-1999.
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2000-2003.
MS: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2003.
Certification: Pediatrics, 2006; International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, 2011.
Keim SA, McNamara K, Kwiek JJ, Geraghty SR. Drugs of Abuse in Human Milk Purchased via the Internet. Breastfeed Med. 2015;10(9):416-8.
Klag EA, McNamara K, Geraghty SR, Keim SA. Associations between breast milk feeding, introduction of solid foods, and weight gain in the first 12 months of life. Clinical Pediatrics. 2015;54(11):1059-67.
Geraghty SR, McNamara K, Kwiek JJ, Rogers LK, Klebanoff MA, Augustine MS, Keim SA. Tobacco metabolites and caffeine in human milk purchased via the Internet. Breastfeeding Medicine. 2015;10(9):419-24.
Keim SA, Kulkarni M, McNamara KA, Geraghty SR, Billock R, Ronau R, Hogan JS, Kwiek JJ.Cow’s milk contamination of human milk purchased via the internet. Pediatrics. 2015;135(5):e1157-62.
Keim SA, McNamara KA, Dillon CE, Stafford K, Ronau R, McKenzie LB, Geraghty SR. Breast
milk sharing: Awareness and participation among women in the Moms2Moms study. Breastfeed Med. 2014 Oct;9(8):398-406.
Keim SA, McNamara KA, Jayadeva CM, Braun AC, Dillon CE, Geraghty SR. Breast milk sharing via the internet: The practice and health and safety considerations. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Aug;18(6):1471-9.
Keim SA, Hogan JS, McNamara KA, Gudimetla V, Dillon CE, Kwiek JJ, Geraghty SR. Microbial contamination of human milk purchased on the internet. Pediatrics. 2013 Nov;132(5):e1227-35.
Geraghty SR, McNamara KA, Dillon CE, Hogan JS, Kwiek JJ, Keim SA. Buying human milk via the Internet: Just a Click Away. Breastfeed Med. 2013 Dec;8:474-8.
Geraghty SR, Sucharew H, Rasmussen KM. Trends in breastfeeding: It’s not only at the breast any more. Matern Child Nutr. 2013 Apr;9(2):180-7.
Geraghty SR, Saluja K, Merchant M. Breastfeeding Disparities: Challenges and Solutions. Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition. 2012;4(4):207-214.
Sarah W. Riddle, MD, IBCLC, FAAP Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine 513-636-2326 email@example.com
Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Hospitalist medicine; breastfeeding medicine
Sarah Riddle, MD, IBCLC, sees mothers and infants in the Breastfeeding Medicine Clinic and is an attending hospitalist on the inpatient units at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She has a specialized interest in effects of acute hospitalization on the breastfeeding dyad.
MD: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2001.
IBCLC: International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, 2008.
Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2001-2004.
Chief Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 2004-2005.
Certification: Pediatrics, 2004.
Geraghty SR, Riddle SW, Shaikh U. The breastfeeding mother and the pediatrician. J Hum Lactat. 2008;24(3):335-9.
List BA, Ballard JL, Langworthy KS, Vincent AM, Riddle SW, Tamayo OW, Geraghty SR. Electronic health records in an outpatient breastfeeding medicine clinic. J Hum Lactat. 2008 Feb;4(1):58-68.
Ellen S. Springer, MD, IBCLC Staff Physician, Division of General and Community Pediatrics 513-636-2326 firstname.lastname@example.org
Staff Physician, Division of General and Community Pediatrics
Ellen S. Springer, MD, works with the Center for Breast Feeding Medicine in an outpatient setting at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She assists mothers and infants with breast feeding related issues.
MD: The Ohio State University College, Columbus, OH, 1995.
Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 1998.
Certification: Board Certified, Pediatrics.
Julie Ware, MD, MPH, IBCLC Staff Physician II, Division of General and Community Pediatrics 513-803-7523 email@example.com
Staff Physician II, Division of General and Community Pediatrics
Dr. Julie Ware is an experienced board-certified pediatrician who specializes in breastfeeding medicine. She joined Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in September 2014 as a community breastfeeding liaison and a member of the Center for Breastfeeding Medicine. Her particular interest is improving maternal and child health through the promotion and support of breastfeeding, especially in those populations least likely to breastfeed. Dr. Ware is interested in community breastfeeding outreach and collaboration with partner organizations in the community.
BA: Biology, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1978.
MD: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1981.
Residency: Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1984.
MPH: University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, 2012.
Certification: Permanent Certificate Holder in Pediatrics, 1986, and current with MOC requirements; International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, 2011.
Terri E. Rutz, RN, BSN, IBCLC
Lactation Coordinator, Division of Nutrition Therapy 513-636-4211 firstname.lastname@example.org
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