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Christy Porucznik

Christina (Christy) Porucznik, PhD, MSPH, is an Associate Professor and the Associate Chief for Education in the Division of Public Health of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Porucznik studies endocrine disruptors and reproductive endpoints including fertility, pregnancy outcomes, and breastfeeding as well as how environmental exposures affect the health of children. Her other research area is prescription medications, primarily opioids, and the impact of policy changes on drug dispensing and adverse events. Dr. Porucznik has volunteered as a La Leche League Leader since 2008 and secured the grant funding to found the Salt Lake Mothers’ Milk Donation Center to facilitate nonprofit milk banking. She continues to be involved with the developing Mountain West Mothers’ Milk Bank.