Elaine Fitzgerald

Breastfeeding Faculty Expert
National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality

Elaine Fitzgerald oversees NICHQ’s perinatal work after nearly fifteen years of experience in domestic and international healthcare, working in operations, program design, grant management, and quality improvement. Her previous work includes: managing RCT studies aimed at preventing maternal depression among mothers with young children with special needs, directing an early childhood system of care, working with UNICEF, and serving as an officer in the US Coast Guard. Elaine earned her Doctorate in Public Health in Maternal and Child Health from Boston University School of Public Health.