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11/20/19 event

grand rounds - Tragedy at our doorstep: Infant Mortality in Ohio

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

One Children's Plaza , Dayton, OH, 45404

Tragedy at our doorstep: Infant Mortality in Ohio

Maleka James, MPH-Supervisor, Bureau of Maternal, Child Health; Project Manager for EveryOne Reach One Infant Mortality Task Force, Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio

AnnMarie Schmersal, MS, APRN, CPNP-AC-Nurse Practitioner-Specialty Pediatrics and Procedural Sedation, Dayton Children's Hospital

 Objectives:

  1. Recognize infant mortality as a marker of the health of a community and appreciate the racial disparities in infant mortality present in Montgomery County.
  2. Utilize a public health approach to reduce racial disparities and overall rates of infant mortality.
  3. Identify opportunities as an individual health care provider to influence infant mortality.