Margaret (Meg) Doerzbacher, PhD, RN, NNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Margaret Doerzbacher.

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
314 Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079

PHONE: 716-829-2048


Working with families experiencing a perinatal loss is heartbreaking – but as a nurse, it has also been my greatest privilege.

Meg Doerzbacher is a neonatal nurse practitioner and her research focuses within the neonatal field. Her specific areas of research include breastfeeding for women treated for substance use disorders and perinatal bereavement. Doerzbacher’s PhD dissertaion focused on breastfeeding support for mothers with opioid use disorder. She strives to advocate for and support these mothers and to educate the health care community that breastfeeding is safe and recommended in this situation.

Doerzbacher received her BS in nursing, MS in nursing and post-master's certificate from the University of Cincinnati. She earned her PhD in nursing from the University at Buffalo.

"Breastfeeding Support for Mothers with Addiction"

Meg Doerzbacher, MS, RN, NNP-BC, shares her research conducted at UB SON.