LAURA BROWN portrait
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), General Pediatrics
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), Pediatrics

Research Keywords

  • Changing Breastfeeding Behavior, Improving Rates


  • Common Breastfeeding Issues and Breastfeeding the Late Preterm Infant: Pregnancy Care ECHO. Project ECHO is a free partnership that connects community providers and providers in rural areas with specialists at University of Utah Health. Project ECHO aims to treat chronic and complex diseases in rural and underserved areas by connecting providers through virtual conferencing technology. , Presented, 2018.
  • Brown LL, Cerqueria O, Eddings S, Goddin S, LaCour-Chestnut F, Leclair L, Lefevre W, Meyers M, Morris L, Porter J, Touchet B,. 2022 Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC) Annual Conference, Limerick, Ireland. Recruiting, Retaining, and Supporting Preceptors in Early Stages of LIC Implementation. , Presented, 2022.
  • Kieffer MC, Gaj E, Jordan K, Brown LL, Eddings S, Leclair L, Godin S. Formative Evaluation of the Longitudinal Integrated Curriculum: Students' Perspectives. 2022 Symposium for Underserved, Rural, & Global Health Education. , Accepted, 2022.
  • Brown LL, Talker R, Clayton J. Breastfeeding Attitudes and Practices in a Rural Utah Navajo Community. Navajo Research Conference. , Submitted, 2021.
  • Presenting Author: Brown LL. Co-authors: Eddings SK, Godin S. Findings From a Focus Group of New LIC Programs. Oral research presentation at Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC) International Conference. , Accepted, 2021.
  • Presenting Author: Liu D; Co-Authors: Brown LL, Baraghoshi G, Bentley D, Nguyen Q, Alvey J. Variation in Success Among Participants in an Asthma Improvement Collaborative. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS), Toronto, Canada. , , 2018.
  • Breastfeeding and Lactation Crash Course for Healthcare Providers: developed for and presented to Utah Navajo Health Services providers and staff, with over 60 attendees including nurses, medical assistants, dietitians, physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners. The live, interactive CME and MOC-certified course consisted of two parts: 1) Breastfeeding/Lactation Basics and How to Address Common Questions and Concerns Lecture, and 2) Breastfeeding/Lactation Manual Skills Workshop and Interactive Case-based Learning Session. , Presented, 2021.
  • Stipelman C, Stoddard G, Brown LL. Association between early and long-term breastfeeding. Accepted for Presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Not presented in-person due to COVID19 pandemic. Poster, Accepted, 2020.
  • Stipelman C, Stoddard G, Bennion J, Brown LL. Birth Admission Time Spent Breastfeeding and Total Breastfeeding Duration. Poster session presented at Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, Maryland. Poster, Presented, 2019.
  • Brown LL, Stipelman CH, Srinivas GL, Clayton J, Tak J, Rohrer WL. Skills-focused Pediatric Resident Lactation Curriculum. Poster session presented at Pediatric Academic Societies, Toronto, Canada. Poster, Presented, 2018.
  • Stipelman C, Young PC, Hemond J, Brown LL, Mihalopoulos NL. Primary Care Pediatricians: Practices and Opinions About Routine Dyslipidemia Screening of 9 to 11 Year Old Patients at Well-Child Visits. Poster session presented at AAP NCE. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Alam J, Bale J, Bettin K, Brown LL, Bruse J, Esty B, Fuchs E, Glasgow T, Good B, Herman B, Kaeppler C, Lamb S, McMinn J, O'Connor M, Roussel D, Stevenson A, Vukin E. Education in Pediatrics Across the Continuum (EPAC): An opportunity to create a career recruitment curriculum. Poster session presented at AAMC Education Meeting, Washington, D.C. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Stipelman C, Brown LL, Burgi J. Increasing Outpatient Lactation Visits. Poster session presented at Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, Maryland. Poster, Presented, 2016.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Community-based Research Grant: Lactation and Technology for Community Health (LATCH) Phase II. PI: - 2022. Total project budget to date:
  • Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Grant: Lactation and Technology for Community Health (LATCH) Phase I. PI: - 2019. Total project budget to date:


  • English, Fluent.


  • Young PC, Brown LL, Hemond J, Mihalopoulos N, Stipelman C (date unknown). Dyslipidemia Screening of 9-11 Year Olds at Well Child Visits by Utah Pediatricians. Accepted, .
  • Doll E, Bonkowsky J, Brown LL, de Havenon AH, Brockmeyer D, Glasgow TS, Morita DC (date unknown). Chiari I Malformation Causing Developmental Regression in a 4 month old. Accepted, .
  • Wong PD, Thadani SH, Brown LL, Moodie RG (date unknown). Polar relationship in emerging nations: severe household food insecurity and breastfeeding. Vol. 190, E312-E319. Accepted, .
  • Brown LL (date unknown). Exhausted Teenagers Need Later School Start Times. Accepted, .
  • Brown LL (date unknown). Teenagers and Sleep. Accepted, .
  • Stipelman C, Young PC, Hemond J, Brown LL, Mihalopoulos NL (date unknown). Dyslipidemia Screening of 9- to 11-Year-Olds at Well-Child Visits by Utah Pediatricians. Vol. 56, 1286-1290. Accepted, .
  • Brown LL, Talker R, Stoddard GJ, Clayton J, Millar, M, Jo Y, Bardsley T, Stipelman CH (date unknown). Breastfeeding attitudes and practices in a rural Utah Navajo community. Accepted, .
  • Stipelman CH, Stoddard GJ, Bennion J, Young PC, Brown LL (date unknown). Real-time Breastfeeding Documentation: Timing of Breastfeeding Initiation and Outpatient Duration. Accepted, .
  • Mihalopoulos NL, Stipelman C, Hemond J, Brown LL, Young PC (date unknown). Universal Lipid Screening in 9- to 11-Year-Olds Before and After 2011 Guidelines. Vol. 18, 196-199. Accepted, .
  • Wong PD, Thadani SH, Brown LL, Moodie RG (date unknown). Consider the full spectrum of household food insecurity. (pp. E20). Vol. 191. Accepted, .