MD/PhD Candidate, Mammary Gland Biology (Class of 2024), University of California, Davis
International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant, June 2018 [License # L-97068]
MPH Human Nutrition, MA Russian, Eastern European, Eurasian Studies, University of Michigan
BA Molecular and Cell Biology with Honors, BA Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley
English, Russian, Spanish, French, Italian, German, conversational Portuguese, basic Serbo-Croatian
Sacramento, California, USA
As the Chief Executive Officer and co-Founder of LiquidGoldConcept, Anna is committed to training all health professionals and aspiring health professionals in clinical lactation. In her role as the Program Director for the Pathway 3 Global Mentorship Program, she oversees the program’s mission and vision and serves as the Chief Mentor for aspiring lactation consultants.
Anna studied international human donor milk banking policies and programs at the University of Michigan, which inspired her journey to co-found LiquidGoldConcept. Through her continued studies she learned more about the importance of not only proper clinical training but also the importance of connecting with the patients and clients she worked with. Anna is an active member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and the United States Lactation Consultant Association.
Anna Sadovnikova, IBCLC, MPH, MA is an MD/PhD candidate at the University of California, Davis, where she is specializing in mammary gland biology and breastfeeding medicine. Her research interests include defining the biological mechanisms underlying low milk production and developing simulation-based learning experiences in clinical lactation.