Advancing Maternal Health Equity: Delivering Solutions through Research, Community, Practice and Policy
The African American Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (AABH-CoE) will host a webinar on May 11. Advancing Maternal Health Equity: Delivering Solutions through Research, Community, Practice and Policy will discuss the current state of Black maternal health.
Presenter: Natalie Hernandez, PhD, MPH
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm EST
This event will highlight the role of a historically Black medical school in its fight for maternal health justice. Dr. Hernandez will focus on the work of the Center for Maternal Health Equity at the Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) in pursuing equity through interdisciplinary translational research, inter-professional training, outreach, education, and community engagement, policy and advocacy, and respectful health care. The presentation will feature specific projects from MSM investigators that are addressing maternal health inequities.
- Describe clinical and non-clinical implications and determinants of inadequate maternal care;
- Evaluate community needs that can be addressed to reduce maternal health inequities; and
- Identify maternal health, clinical, and community care innovations.