Quinnipiac University

Racism in Healthcare: Addressing Maternal Mortality in the U.S.

Starts February 9, 2021 on 6:30 PM (ET)

A young child embraces her pregnant mother's stomach and smiles broadly

Join us for a panel discussion about the challenge of improving maternal mortality among Black mothers.

Black mothers are 3-4 times more likely than white women to die due to pregnancy and birth-related complications. Doula, midwives and reproductive advocates are on the frontlines of the movement to directly address Black maternal mortality in the United States. Join us as we discuss how our panelists are working to address these issues through their work.
Panelists:

  • Lucinda Canty, PhD, CNM
    Nurse midwife
  • Natasha Ray, MS
    Director of New Haven Health Start
  • SciHonor Ruiz
    Found of Earth's Natural Touch: Birth Care & Beyond
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