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Sharon Groh-Wargo, PhD, RD

Professor of Nutrition and Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Groh-Wargo has over 40 years of experience, is a nationally known speaker and researcher, and has authored numerous publications on neonatal nutrition. She is an editor of both editions of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Pocket Guide to Neonatal Nutrition and is a contributor to the Academy’s online Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual. Dr. Groh-Wargo authored a chapter on “Lactoengineering” for the 3rd edition of “Infant and Pediatric Feedings: Guidelines for Preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities." She participates in the BEGIN Project (Breastmilk Ecology: Genesis of Infant Nutrition) sponsored by the NIH in cooperation with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which was convened to investigate human milk as a unique biological system. Dr. Groh-Wargo received the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Medallion Award in recognition of her professional contributions. 
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Gina O’Toole, RD, MPH, CLEC, CSPCC

Gina O'Toole is a Neonatal Dietitian at Children's Hospital of Orange County, CA (CHOC). She has played an integral role in the development of the Surgical NICU at CHOC, participated in institutional research and has developed nutritional and feeding guidelines for infants with short bowel syndrome and for neonates undergoing surgery. Gina has participated in multiple quality improvement initiatives through the Vermont Oxford Network, the Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium, and the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative. Additionally, she has authored the chapter "Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Failure" in the 3rd edition of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Neonatal Nutrition. Gina has spoken on the local and national platform regarding nutrition infants with short bowel syndrome and for neonates undergoing surgery. 
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Terrie Lockridge, MSN, RNC-NIC

Terrie is a Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist with 35 years of professional practice devoted to supporting newborns at risk. She has experience in many different aspects of neonatal critical care, including ECMO, postoperative cardiac care, neuroprotection, transport, resuscitation, and stabilization. Terrie received her BSN from Saint Anselm College and her MSN from Boston College. She is a member of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN), the Academy of Neonatal Nurses (ANN), and past president of the Pacific NW Association of Neonatal Nurses (PNANN). Terrie has been a STABLE Program and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor since the inception of both curriculums. Terrie is an accomplished author, having contributed to peer-reviewed journals and textbook chapters. Her special interests include neonatal skin care, pain management, and neuroprotection. Terrie currently works as a NICU nurse at a Seattle tertiary center with nearly 10,000 births yearly, and she brings a practical approach to her educational offerings that combines pragmatic clinical information with the latest in evidence-based practice.
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