• Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo
  • Residency:  Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School/CHKD

Board Certification

  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant
  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

  • Breastfeeding
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatric Medical Education

Awards & Honors

2005    Faculty Teacher of the Year Award—MCG Pediatric Residency Program

2005    Educator of the Year Award—MCG Class of 2006

2003     Fall Semester Outstanding Lecturer Award, MCG Essentials of Clinical Medicine II

2004    Metro Augusta Parent-Most Breastfeeding Friendly Pediatrician Award  

1996    Intern of the Year Award, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters


Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Fellow
  • AAP Breastfeeding Section, Member
  • Central Savannah River Area Breastfeeding Coalition, Medical Director, 2002-2006                             
  • International Lactation Consultant Association, Member

Selected Publications


Brenner, M.  “You Can Provide Efficient, Effective, and Reimbursable Breastfeeding Support— Here’s How”, Contemporary Pediatrics Cover Article and CME, September 2005

Brenner, M.  “Early Newborn Follow-Up Visits-Can You Afford Not to Do Them?, Georgia Pediatrician 2005;14(2):9. 


Brenner M, Bhatia J.  Nutritional Considerations in the Management of Pregnancy and Lactation, In: Nutritional and Clinical Management of Chronic Conditions and Diseases, Bronner F, ed, CRC Press: New Providence, 2006. 

Case Reports

Game M., Owen W.C., Mitchell D.K. Insights: Cutaneous manifestations of disseminated fungal infection in an immunocompromised child.  Journal of Pediatrics 1998: 133; 466.  


Brenner, M.  “Where’s The Milk?  Tuberous Breast Malformation and Lactation Failure."  2006 American Academy of Pediatrics, Breastfeeding Section, National Conference and Exhibition.  Poster Presentation





Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Division of General Academic Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507
Phone: (757) 668-7179