Michal A. Young, M.D. FAAP
Dr. Young is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Howard University College of Medicine, Interim Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, Director of the Newborn Services at Howard University Hospital, and Director of the B.L.E.S.S. (Breastfeeding Lactation Education Support Services) Initiative at Howard University Hospital. She also serves as one of the Breastfeeding Co-ordinators for the D. C. Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Young is a member of the Advisory panel for the U.S. Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. From September 2000 -2003 she served on the USDA Advisory Council on Maternal, Fetal and Infant Nutrition, and in 2001 she was appointed to the International Lactation Consultant Association Advisory Panel.