PhD, Nutrition, University of North Carolina Greensboro
MS, Nutrition, Meredith College
BS, Botany, North Carolina State University
Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered
Perrin MT, Friend LL, Sisk P. Fortified donor human milk frequently does not meet sodium recommendations for the preterm infant. J Pediatr. In press.
Friend LL, Perrin MT. Methods of mixing donor human milk during bottling results in fat differences between samples within a pool. J Dairy Sci. 2021;104(5):5256-5264.
Friend LL, Gutierrez dos Santos B, El-Khouri KG, Perrin MT. Method for removing thawed human milk from a plastic storage bag impacts fat retention. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021;72(2):306-310.
Friend LL, Perrin MT. Fat and protein variability in donor human milk and associations with milk banking processes. Breastfeed Med. 2020;15(6):370-376.
Perrin MT, Pawlak R, Dean LL, Christis A, Friend L. A cross-sectional study of fatty acids and brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in human milk from lactating women following vegan, vegetarian, and omnivore diets. Eur J Nutr. 2019;58:2401-2410.