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Miri is an experienced board certified Family and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). She is also a Certified Nurse Midwife who graduated from Columbia University with a Master's of Science degree in Nurse-Midwifery and Women's Health.   


Mt Baker Nurse Practitioner Association – 

Island Birth Association –Vice-President

American Midwifery Certification Board – Item Writing Subcommittee Member, Previous Exam Committee Member

JustFeeding.com – Site Co-Creator, Writer and Clinical Content Editor

Berks County Breastfeeding Coalition – Previous Co-Chair Board Member

ILCA Medialert Management Team
– Previous Team Member

NJ ACNM Affiliate
– Previous Treasurer, 2012-2013

Westchester/Putnum/Rockland Lactation Consortium - Previous Board Member and Website Manager

Mother’s Milk Bank of New York
– Previous Board Member 2013-2014

Nominated by ACNM
as their representative to the USDA National Advisory Council on Maternal, Infant, and Fetal Nutrition

Nominated by ACNM
as their representative to the National Breastfeeding Research Consortium


Susan Stein Scholar, 2010

School of Nursing Alumni Association Scholar, 2010

Hearst Foundation Nursing Scholar, 2009

Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Midwifery and Women’s Health, Columbia University School of Nursing 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing,  Sigma Theta Tau, Columbia University School of Nursing

Post Masters Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Massachusetts

Surgical First Assistant, Philadelphia University

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, International Board Certified Lactation Education

BFA in Musical Theater, Dean’s List, New School University

Differentiating Nipple Pain from Tongue Tie to Vasospam. iLactation Conference, ACNM Representative, Sept 2015

Breastfeeding Pain Diagnosis Tool. Just Living Healthcare. Aug 2015

How to Achieve a Comfortable Latch and Breastfeeding Medications. Staff In-Service, Reading, PA. Feb 2015

Multiple Articles. Just Feeding Blog. 2014 - current

Supple Cup Usage for Nipple Variations. Staff In-Service. Reading, PA. Mar 2014

Breastfeeding Basics. Staff In-Service, Reading, PA. 2013-2015

Multiple Patient Handouts. Just Living Healthcare. 2011 - current


Surgical First Assistant

Certified Adult and Pediatric CPR

Neonatal Resuscitation Certification NRP

Electronic Fetal Monitoring Training

Previous DONA Certified Birth Doula

Hospital Birth and Low-Risk Out of Hospital Birth