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Advancing Racial Equity: A Path to Reproductive Justice: Research, Practice, and Policies

July 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

Register here.

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


July 14, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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