One bright sunny day in the mountains of the Sierra Nevada a dream was born. The year was 2009. The dream showed a world where every family was able to meet their breastfeeding goals.
the Foundation for Maternal, Infant, and Lactation Knowledge was created with the mission to support and promote research and education that moves all families toward meeting thier breastfeeding goals.
Dr. Darby Dickton completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in biochemistry, graduating Cum Laude with Honors from Hillsdale College. She completed her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree and attended residency at the University of California at Davis Medical Center. Dr. Darby is currently a licensed physician in Texas. Dr. Darby is a certified Lactation Educator and has a special interest in the health of Mother/Infant dyads and all aspects of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Jimi Francis, MS, PhD, IBCLC, RLC, RDN, LD completed a Master of Sciend degree at the University of Nevada in Reno, Nevada. She completed her Doctoral degree in Nutrition at the University of California at Davis and her Dietetics Internship through the University of Iowa. As well as being a Registered Dietitian licensed in Texas, Dr. Jimi is an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Dr. Jimi is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Tyler.