CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SARAH BAGLEY!

May 9, 2022

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This week, we celebrate Sarah Bagley, MD, MSc, an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, for advancing the conversation around postpartum mental health. In her opinion piece for JAMA entitled I Am Not Burnt Out, Dr. Bagley explored h

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SARAH BAROWKA GILLAND!

May 2, 2022

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Sarah Barowka Gilland, MD is a Family Physician in Picayune, Mississippi. She is featured for her commitment to breastfeeding her darling 2-month-old baby boy, Maverick, despite all the challenges she faced. After refusing to give up and formula feed, as suggested by their pediatrician, Sarah has di

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: HOPE CAFÉ, ATHENS!

Apr 25, 2022

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The Hope Café is a grassroots community café that connects refugees, people experiencing homelessness, and struggling families with critical resources. Their primary program provides nutritious meals to vulnerable populations as it works to mitigate hunger across Athens, especially in refugee camp

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: BRITTNEE M. ARCH!

Apr 18, 2022

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This week, we celebrate the work of Brittnee Mariah Arch, a breastfeeding peer counselor, lactation educator, and full spectrum doula. Brittnee has been involved in Indigenous Milk Medicine Week since 2019. She has also worked with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) WIC and

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SIX DIMENSIONS, LLC !

Apr 11, 2022

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Six Dimensions is a certified women-led and Black owned research, advocacy, and practice based organization, which promotes healthy and equitable communities through innovative, strategic, culturally appropriate and sustainable public health solutions. Six Dimensions is led by Dr. Nakeitra Burse, Fo

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH !

Apr 4, 2022

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Congratulations to CHAMPion of the Week, our partner institution, Jackson State University (JSU) School of Public Health, for all their efforts to improve breastfeeding among African-American populations in Mississippi! As the only accredited School of Public Health in Mississippi, the university

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: ACUPUNCTURISTS WITHOUT BORDERS!

Mar 28, 2022

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Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB) - Greece is an organization that offers support and natural trauma-healing treatments to refugees in Greece. They have been working in various settings across Greece since 2016 and have collaborated with CHEERing on multiple programs to provide relief services su

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: ANGIE KARATHANASI!

Mar 21, 2022

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Congratulations to this week's champion of the week, Angie Karathanasi! Angie holds degrees as a drama therapist as well as a Greek Language teacher and currently works in the Malakasa refugee camp outside of Athens, Greece. In Malakasa, Angie works within the educational program of UNICEF and Solid

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: ANAIS FORGET!

Mar 14, 2022

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Anais Forget is the manager of the CRIBS Free Shop in Athens, an organization dedicated to collecting necessary items for asylum seekers, refugees and other people in need who have babies or young children. Anais arrived in Athens by bicycle, all the way

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CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SAN ANTONIO!

Mar 7, 2022

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Congratulations to University of Hospital in San Antonio on their recent Baby-Friendly designation! University Hospital was one of our CHAMPS South hospitals and about 3,200 babies are born there every year. Their success comes after eleven years o

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