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Live Webcast: Maternal Health Conference

 

New York, NY, -- You have read the headlines. Now hear the leading expert on the groundbreaking research into the causes of the high maternal and infant mortality rates in the U.S. Women's eNews Black Maternal Health Project is now inviting select members of the media to a briefing on the crucial steps needed to be taken to save the lives of our mother and infants.

Tomorrow, Wednesday April 28th
12.30p.m. - 2.30p.m.

Speakers
Keynote: Dr Michael C. Lu, UCLA Assoc. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Public Health “Rethinking Maternal Health & Health Care: A Life-Course Perspective”

Kimberly Seals Allers, Editorial Director, Black Maternal Health
“What’s Race Got to Do With It?”

Tonya Lewis Lee, National Spokesperson A Healthy Baby Begins With You Campaign “Saving Our Babies, Saving Ourselves: The Black Woman’s Imperative”

Register by April 23rd by sending an e-mail rosemary@womensenews.org with the phrase Maternal Health in the subject line. Please include your name, address, phone number, cell number and professional affiliation.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the presentation begins.

Women's eNews office, 6 Barclay Street, Sixth floor, New York City
Map: http://tinyurl.com/map-womensenews



Dr. Lu: Michael Lu M.D. MPH received the 2003 National Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Young Professional Achievement Award and the 2004 American Public Health Association Maternal and Child Health Section Young Professional Award for his research on health disparities. He recently served on the Institute of Medicine Committee on Understanding Prematurity and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Select Panel on Preconception Care. Dr. Lu teaches obstetrics and gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and maternal and child health at the UCLA School of Public Health.

Black Maternal Health: A Legacy and a Future is a news project of Women’s eNews, a nonprofit daily news service covering issues of particular concern to women. The series includes news stories, videos, and a blog about African American women confronting striking statistics about their health as they form partnerships, become parents and care for their children.

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