Melissa Lonnergan, MSN, RN, IBCLC

Position Title
Office: WH 130B
Phone: 256-824-6238
Email: Melissa.Lonnergan@uah.edu

Education

  • MSN, Jacksonville State University
  • BSN, Auburn University

Professional Certifications

  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Clinical Expertise

  • Lactation
  • Obstetrical nursing
  • Neonatal nursing
  • Perinatal Bereavement

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NU403-Family Centered Parent-Infant Nursing
  • NU404-Family-Centered Nursing Care of Children

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
  • Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society for Nursing, member
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, member
  • Association of Teachers of Maternal Child Health, member

Special Achievements/Honors/Awards

  • IBCLC Care Award for Parkway Medical Center

Research Interests

  • Lactation
  • Perinatal bereavement
  • Postpartum depression