Marion M Bendixen

Marion M Bendixen, PhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC

Assistant Professor

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6400
Business Email: mmbendixen@ufl.edu

About Marion M Bendixen

PhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2023-2024
NGR7970L Adv Nursing Project
2023-2025
NUR4108 Lead and Inspire 3: Policy and Change in Nursing Practice
2023
NUR3106 Lead and Inspire 1: Professional Nursing Practice

Board Certifications

  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
    IBCLE

Research Profile

Dr. Bendixen ‘s translational research focuses on the clinically and scientifically important topic of infant nutrition. This area intersects maternal/infant healthcare with the biological and physiological mechanisms of insufficient mothers’ own milk (MOM) volume among mothers who deliver an infant(s) admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-6954-9363

Areas of Interest
  • Human Lactation
  • Lactation Physiology
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Microbiome
  • Ruminant Lactation Physiology

Publications

2024
A Scoping Review of the Oral Microbiome in Preterm Infants.
American journal of perinatology. 41(S 01):e2990-e3002 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0043-1776344. [PMID] 37907200.
2024
Biomarker-based text messages to promote lactation success in mothers of critically Ill infants: a randomized controlled pilot study
Journal of Perinatology. [DOI] 10.1038/s41372-024-01975-7.
2024
Milk Biomarkers of Secretory Activation in Breast Pump-Dependent Mothers of Preterm Infants: An Integrative Review
Breastfeeding Medicine. 19(1):3-16 [DOI] 10.1089/bfm.2023.0107. [PMID] 38241129.
2024
Mother’s Own Milk Versus Donor Human Milk: What’s the Difference?
Critical care nursing clinics of North America. 36(1):119-133 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cnc.2023.09.002. [PMID] 38296370.
2023
Nonpharmacologic Factors Affecting Milk Production in Pump-Dependent Mothers of Critically Ill Infants: State of the Science.
Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. 23(1):51-63 [DOI] 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000990. [PMID] 36700680.
2022
Antepartum Breast Pump Education for Mothers and Their Support Person: Effect on Time to First Expression and Lactation Outcomes-A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study.
Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. 17(5):437-445 [DOI] 10.1089/bfm.2021.0275. [PMID] 35475721.
2022
Milk Volume Outcomes in Pump-Dependent Mothers of Critically Ill Infants.
Advances in neonatal care : official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. 22(3):253-260 [DOI] 10.1097/ANC.0000000000000888. [PMID] 33958519.
2021
Frozen Mother’s Own Milk Can Be Used Effectively to Personalize Donor Human Milk.
Frontiers in microbiology. 12 [DOI] 10.3389/fmicb.2021.656889. [PMID] 33936012.
2021
Human milk microbes: Strategies to improve delivery to the infant.
Seminars in perinatology. 45(6) [DOI] 10.1016/j.semperi.2021.151451. [PMID] 34266676.
2021
Measures of Lactation Outcomes in Women Delivering Preterm Infants.
Nursing research. 70(3):193-199 [DOI] 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000502. [PMID] 33891382.
2020
Determinants of the Very Low-Birth-Weight Infant’s Intestinal Microbiome: A Systematic Review.
The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing. 34(3):257-275 [DOI] 10.1097/JPN.0000000000000506. [PMID] 32697547.

Grants

Apr 2023 – Oct 2023
The influence of maternal health on human milk biomarkers of secretory activation in pump-dependent mothers of critically ill infants
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: INTL SOC FOR RES IN HUMAN MILK & LACTATI
Mar 2023 ACTIVE
The effect of gestational age at delivery on lactation outcomes in pump-dependent mothers of critically ill infants
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINR

Education

PhD Nursing Science/ Clinical and Translational Science
2020 · University of Florida
MSN Nursing Education
2015 · University of Central Florida

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6400
Emails:
Business:
mmbendixen@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100197
GAINESVILLE FL 32610