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Casey Rosen-Carole, M.D., M.P.H., M.Ed.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-MILK

Administrative: (585) 275-0088

Office: (585) 275-2972

Fax: (585) 461-3614

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Hospital Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Surgery


Dr. Rosen-Carole is Director of the Ruth A Lawrence program in Breastfeeding and Lactation Medicine. She trained at New York Medical College and completed a residency in Pediatrics at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. She was a practicing community pediatrician and residency faculty from 2008-2014, in New Haven, CT then in New York's Hudson Valley before relocating to Rochester to do a fellowship in Breastfeeding Medicine and General Academic Pediatrics. Dr. Rosen-Carole was in the National Health Service Corps from 2010-2014 working in Federally Qualifying Health Centers, which helped her fulfill her mission of increasing access and quality of care for at-risk children. She practices outpatient and inpatient Breastfeeding Medicine. She is fluent in French and Spanish.


Dr. Rosen-Carole's research focus is in systems change for breastfeeding education and support; she is currently investigating the role of stress in mothers whose infants are admitted to the NICU. Other areas of interest include community organizing to address social determinants of health, programming for diversity and equity.



MD | New York Medical College

MS | Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education & Human Development

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2014 - 08/01/2016
Fellowship in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2006 - 08/31/2008
Residency in Pediatrics at Yale New Haven Hospital

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2006
Internship in Pediatrics at Yale New Haven Hospital

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2020 - 2022
Dean's Teaching Fellow

Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award in Clinical Service
Sponsor: Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center

IBCLC Care Award for UR Medicine
Sponsor: International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

Top Submission of an Abstract and Travel Award
Sponsor: Academic Pediatrics Association

Best Platform Presentation
Sponsor: Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine International Meeting
Location: Washington, DC

Special Recognition Award
Sponsor: Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program

Favorite Doctor and Healthcare Professional
Sponsor: Hudson Valley Parent Magazine

Achievement in Research Award
Sponsor: Institute for Family & Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Yale/Stanford Johnson and Johnson Physician Scholar

Advocacy Award for contributions to CT children
Sponsor: Connecticut AAP Chapter

Charlotte D. Yudell, M.D. '33 Memorial Award
Sponsor: New York Medical College

Magna Cum Laude, Dean's List for Academic Excellence
Location: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

1997 - 2000
1st place Southeastern Conference
Location: Vanderbilt Debate Team, Nashville, TN

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Journal Articles

Rosen-Carole C, Ito S. "Using Brexanolone for Postpartum Depression Must Account for Lactation." Maternal and child health journal.. 2021 May 21; Epub 2021 May 21.

Shah S, Allen P, Walker R, Rosen-Carole C, McKenna Benoit MK. "Upper Lip Tie: Anatomy, Effect on Breastfeeding, and Correlation With Ankyloglossia." The Laryngoscope.. 2021 May; 131(5):E1701-E1706. Epub 2020 Oct 02.

Narang C, Rosen-Carole C, Miller RK, Perez-D'Gregorio R, Shaw MH, Schaffer S, Jee SH. "Who Makes the Choice: Ethical Considerations Regarding Instituting Breastfeeding in a Mother Who Has Compromised Mental Capacity." Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.. 2021 Apr 19; Epub 2021 Apr 19.

Books & Chapters

Book Title: Breastfeeding : a guide for the medical profession
Author List: edited by Ruth A. Lawrence, Robert M. Lawrence ; associate editors, Lawrence Noble, Casey Rosen-Carole, Alison M. Stuebe. Lawrence, Ruth A., 1924- author, editor.; Lawrence, Robert M., 1951-; Noble, Lawrence; Rosen-Carole, Casey; Stuebe, Alison M.
Published By: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Elsevier 2021

Chapter Title: Breastfeeding in the Context of Neurological Disorders.
Book Title: Neurological Diseases and Pregnancy: A Coordinated Care Model of Best Management.
Author List: Lawrence R, Rosen-Carole CB
Edited By: Cifaloni E, Thornburg L, Bushnell CD
Published By: Oxford University Press 2018

Chapter Title: Appendix K: Medical Education for Basic Proficiency in Breastfeeding
Book Title: Breastfeeding: A Guide for the Medical Professional
Author List: Rosen-Carole, CB.
Published By: Elsevier 2015