Equity and Preterm Birth: A Context for Action

Preterm birth, the leading cause of infant mortality, has been called a dramatic and shocking example of race and place inequality in the U.S. This webinar will summarize the state of knowledge about equity and preterm birth, with an emphasis on populations at highest risk.


Paula Braveman, MD, MPH,

Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Director of the Center on Social Disparities in Health University of California, San Francisco

Arthur R. James, MD, FACOG,

Interim Executive Director, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity Associate Clinical Professor, Dept OB/GYN, Wexner Medical Center The Ohio State Univeristy

Donald K. Warne, MD, MPH,

Chair of the Department of Public Health North Dakota State University, Dept of Public Health

Paul Jarris, MD, MBA

(Moderator), Chief Medical Officer, SVP Mission Impact, March of Dimes Foundation

A live webcast sponsored by:

March of Dimes and Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN)


Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017


Equity and Preterm Birth: A Context for Action (PDF)

This activity has been reviewed and approved for up to 2.0 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).

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