Melissa Lonnergan, MSN, RN, IBCLC

Melissa Lonnergan

Melissa Lonnergan, MSN, RN, IBCLC
Clinical Instructor

Office: WH 130B
256.824.6217
Melissa.Lonnergan@uah.edu

Education

  • CNE, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • MSN, Jacksonville State University
  • BSN, Auburn University

Professional Certifications

  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Clinical Expertise

  • Lactation
  • Obstetrical nursing
  • Neonatal nursing
  • Perinatal Bereavement
  • Maternal-child nursing in the community
  • Disaster preparedness

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NU405 –Community Health Nursing

Service Activities

  • Regional Perinatal Advisory Committee – member
  • Born Still Ministry at Decatur Baptist Church
  • Parents and Children Together, volunteer childbirth/breastfeeding education
  • International Lactation Consultant Association, member
  • United States Lactation Consultant Association, member
  • Alabama Lactation Consultant Association, member
  • Association of Teachers of Maternal Child Health, member
  • Association of Community Health Nursing Educators, member

Special Achievements/Honors/Awards

  • Student Government Association Faculty Appreciation Award
  • IBCLC Care Award for Parkway Medical Center

Research Interests

  • Lactation
  • Postpartum depression
  • Disaster preparedness