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NICHD Engages with Community at Forum

Attendees from NICHD’s Community Engagement Forum on Improving Maternal Health pose for a group photo
Participants included (standing, from l) Dr. Shavon Artis Dickerson, NICHD; Dr. Sonia Hassan, Wayne State University School of Medicine; Tesheia Johnson, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation; Kay Matthews, Shades of Blue Project; Angela Doyinsola Aina, Black Mamas Matter Alliance; Dr. Haywood L. Brown, University of South Florida; Dr. Melissa Kottke, Emory University; and Dr. Charisee Lamar, NICHD. Seated are (from l) Peggy Gautreau, National Association of Rural Health Clinics; Jennifer Senda, National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities; Robyn D’Oria, Central Jersey Family Health Consortium; and NICHD director Dr. Diana Bianchi.

NICHD director Dr. Diana Bianchi joined panelists at NICHD’s Community Engagement Forum on Improving Maternal Health on Apr. 8. The group discussed rising U.S. maternal mortality and morbidity rates and solutions. 

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