GOLD Speakers

Taiwan

Shu-Fang Wang, PhD, RN, CNM, IBCLC President, Chinese Lactation Consultant Association

  • Speaker Type: 2019 Main Presentations
  • Country: Taiwan
Biography:

As the founders of both Taiwan Academy of Breastfeeding and Chinese Lactation Consultant Association, Shu-Fang Wang took an active role in initiating most of the crucial strategies in protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in Taiwan, which includes implementing of BFHI-Taiwan modified version, starting the M2M support groups and peer counselors training program, organizing the first professional breastfeeding educator’s training, just to list a few. She holds a PhD in Women Health from Kaohsiung Medical University. In 2007, she became one of the first 6 IBCLCs in Taiwan. Since then, she has practiced as an IBCLC in Tzu Chi Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan, about 10 years. She also devoted great amount of time in lactation education. She is also the chief editors of three popular books, the Chinese version, “Breastfeeding an illustrated guide to diagnosis and treatment (2010)”; “Core Curriculum for Lactation Consultant Practice (3rd edition 2017); and “Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review (4th edition, 2017)”. In addition, one of the authors as well as the chief editor for the Chinese Textbook “Breastfeeding theory and practice (2012 & 2015 version)”.