This webinar will cover the historic and present day impact of racism on the health of mothers and birthing individuals. Presenters will:
- Provide context of racism in reproductive care across multiple impacted groups;
- Share current advocacy approaches to advancing reproductive health equity; and
- Highlight current federal legislation that addresses the barriers to achieving reproductive justice.
Welcome: Regina David Moss, PhD, APHA Associate Executive Director
Moderator: Monica R. McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN, Associate Professor, University of California, San Francisco
- Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
- Joia Adele Crear-Perry, MD, FACOG, Founder and President, National Birth Equity Collaborative
- Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPP, Professor, Department of Population Health Science & Policy and Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, and the Director of the Blavatnik Family Women’s Health Research Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
- Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, US Representative for Illinois’ 14th congressional district
The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session with the webinar audience.
The webinar will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing on APHA’s website within a week of the live event.
Webinar participants can earn 1.5 CPH, CME, CNE, or CHES continuing education credits