Mrs. Ann LambertDistrict 3 Representative
Ann Lambert, MSN, PPCNP-BC is an Associate Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing at Auburn University. Her primary teaching focus is Pediatrics, in acute care and community settings, as well as preparing baccalaureate nursing students for leadership roles on the unit level. Her research interests include making children’s lives better by increasing awareness of and promoting breastfeeding, and educating community members of all ages about Safe Sleep Practices and Shaken Baby Syndrome. She is the author of peer-reviewed articles about breastfeeding support in the community, safe sleep education and universal newborn hearing screening. She is also a regular contributor for Ready, Set Grow, a resource magazine for parents published by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
She is a recipient of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Alabama Safe Sleep Outreach Project Mini-Grants for the third year in a row. Mrs. Lambert has travelled to numerous counties in Alabama teaching child development centers’ personnel, nurses at rural hospitals, military reservists and grandparents regarding current Safe Sleep Practices.
She is the founder of Tiger BabiesTM, a community service providing a clean, comfortable and supportive environment for mothers to breastfeed at community events. Nursing students have an opportunity to deliver outreach services, provide education and participate in data collection with new mothers and their families.
In addition to her work at the university, Mrs. Lambert maintains her weekly clinical practice as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in a primary care setting. She enjoys caring for children and their families for well child checkups while providing anticipatory guidance and also during time of illness. Preventive care and providing a medical home are top priorities to promote health and provide consistent care.