CDC Public Health Grand Rounds – Maternal Mortality in the U.S.

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We would like to invite you to join us for the next CDC Grand Rounds presentation, Meeting the Challenges of Measuring and Preventing Maternal Mortality in the U.S., on Tuesday, November 14, at 1 p.m. The presentation will be live in Atlanta at the CDC Roybal Campus Global Communications Center and webcast live via Facebook and Ustream (links below). 

The session will focus on current efforts to improve the measurement and prevention of maternal mortality in the United States and will address the challenges and new opportunities that coincide with this important maternal health indicator. 

Speakers include: 

·        Eleni Tsigas, Chief Executive Officer, Preeclampsia Foundation – Maternal mortality beyond the numbers

·        William Callaghan, MD, MPH, Chief, Maternal and Infant Health Branch, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Accounting for maternal deaths: action requires better data

·        Lisa Hollier, MD, MPH, FACOG, Chief Medical Officer, Women’s Health, Texas Children’s Health Plan / President-elect, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists / Chair, Texas Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force – Policies and practices to protect the lives of pregnant women and mothers and mothers to be

·        Mary-Ann Etiebet, MD, MBA, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers – Role of public-private partnerships in generating evidence for high impact solutions 

The webcast links below are only active during the date and time of the session.  All sessions are archived for future viewing. 

Join Us Live on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CDC

Stream #1 No Captions: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/VWBXKBR8af4

Stream #2 Open Captions: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/eSsrrwp9qKQ 

Continuing education credits are available for this session. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/cdcgrandrounds/continuingeduction.html to learn more.