Mary Paton Research Award

 Mary Paton

The Mary Paton Research Award was established to honour the founder of the Australian Breastfeeding Association (formerly the Nursing Mothers' Association of Australia), Mary Paton OAM (pictured).

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The award is a biennial award for breastfeeding research and in 2013 was kindly sponsored by the College of Lactation Consultants Victoria Inc.

Submission guidelines

See the Mary Paton Research Award submission guidelines for the next submission deadline, eligibility, judging criteria, format of paper and details of how to submit a paper.

Previous winners

The winner of the 2013 Mary Paton Research Award is Dr Karleen Gribble, Adjunct Fellow, School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Western Sydney, for her original research A better alternative: why women use peer-to-peer shared milk.

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Photograph of Mary Paton: courtesy Prue Carr 2004