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Lactation room

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine offers a Lactation Room to FIU students, faculty and staff, including visitors located in Academic Health Center 2 (AHC) 454. If you require the use of the lactation room, please contact Wendy Bravo to retrieve the key. If you are visiting from outside, please contact her at least 24 hours to be granted access accordingly. Her contact information is listed below:

Wendy Bravo
Program Coordinator, HWCOM, Academic Affairs
Office Suite: AHC2 459A
Phone: 305-348-3981
Room Location: AHC2 Room 454

In case of Wendy’s absence, please contact the secondary contact for access to the College of Medicine’s Lactation Room:

HWCOM Office of Student Affairs Front Desk

This lactation room includes:

  • Small-refrigerator
  • Sink with soap and paper towels
  • Table and counter
  • Two private sections with comfortable chairs and curtains for nursing mothers to lactate privately
  • Window