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Interprofessional Perspectives on Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Health
A live, virtual screening and conversation on the Giving Birth in America: Louisiana film – the culminating session of a four-part workshop series for medical and health professions students called “Introduction to Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Health,” piloted in Spring 2021, in partnership between Every Mother Counts and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Hear from an interprofessional and interdisciplinary group of leaders and experts who are tackling racial disparities in maternal health, from multiple dimensions through their respective work and roles, with particular experience in Florida and Louisiana. This conversation will explore what is working in the field and what opportunities exist for advancing birth justice for all pregnant and birthing people.


Christy Turlington Burns, Founder of Every Mother Counts

Jennie Joseph, Founder and Executive Director of Commonsense Childbirth

Dr. Rebekah Gee, CEO of Health Care Services of Louisiana State University and former Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health

Audrey Stewart, Co-Founder of Birthmark Doula Collective

Aurelie Colon Larrauri, Regional Organizer for Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida

Moderated by:

Dr. Gauri Agarwal, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

May 4, 2021 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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