Nasheeda Pollard, MPH,CLC

Direct Service Committee Co-chair

Nasheeda Pollard is a public health professional and a Certified LactationCounselor. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Masters of Public Health in Health Education and Promotion from Benedictine University. Her career in public health began more than seven years ago as a youth nutrition educator promoting healthy eating for young children. She began working with pregnant women and families as the health educator for Camden Healthy Start, teaching pregnant, prenatal, and postpartum women critical strategies for having
healthy pregnancies. Motivated by her personal belief that each family should have access to breastfeeding support, she obtained her certification as a lactation counselor in 2016. She continues her commitment to the field of breastfeeding through her work as a Board member of the New Jersey Breastfeeding Coalition.