About Marie Biancuzzo
Marie Biancuzzo, RN MS IBCLC is a clinical nurse specialist and expert in
issues related to childbearing. In three decades of practice, she has held positions
as staff nurse, clinical nurse specialist, and nurse administrator at community and
university-based hospitals. She has also held faculty positions at three prestigious
universities, Georgetown University, University of Rochester and Alfred University.
Throughout most of her career, Marie has practiced per diem as a staff
nurse in nearly all sub-specialties of maternal-child health. In her current roles as
a speaker, author and educator, Marie is committed to helping mothers and their
newborns by training health professionals in evidence-based practices.
Marie is the author Breastfeeding the Newborn: Clinical Strategies for Nurses, now in its second edition, as well as several independent study modules, and patient education materials. She has also written more than 100 articles. In addition, she is a founding member of the United States Breastfeeding Committee and the past president of Baby-Friendly USA Board of Directors. Most recently, Marie hosts the internet radio show, Born to be Breastfed, on the VoiceAmerica channel.
Marie is uniquely qualiﬁed to provide staff development, continuing education and consulting. She has been certiﬁed by the American Nurses Association as a continuing education specialist and has completed special training in testing procedures. She was chosen to serve on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) panel of experts that develop the RN licensing exam. She has also been recognized by the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners as a long-term provider of continuing education.
Marie's ability to blend clinical expertise and scholarly information has been recognized by multiple national organizations that have awarded her leadership positions and sub-specialty certiﬁcations. Having taught literally thousands of novices and experts throughout the United States, Marie is known for her warmth, enthusiasm, and interactive teaching style.