Tangela Boyd Ph.D., M.A.

Affiliate Faculty

Dr. Tangela L. Boyd is a professor in the Maternal Child Health program at Union Institute & University. She has a small private lactation practice and enjoys working with families who need breastfeeding education and support. Dr. Boyd recently got her doctorate with a concentration in Ethics and Creative Leadership from Union Institute & University. She also has an MA in Health and Wellness with a concentration in Human Lactation from Union, and a BS in Elementary Education from Alabama State University.

For 9 years Dr. Boyd has been an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant). She is a member of ILCA (International Lactation Consultant Association) and USLCA (United States Lactation Consultant Association). She is also certified in the following:

  • Childbirth Educator
  • Postpartum Doula
  • Lactation Educator through CAPPA (Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association)
  • Lactation Counselor (CLC) through the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice
  • CPR/First Aid Instructor through the American Red Cross

Dr. Boyd has recently written an easy-to-read breastfeeding book titled Mommy’s Gift to Me. She enjoys writing, traveling, shopping, and spending quality time with her family or at a beach in the Central Florida area!