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Preeclampsia Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent  for 2023 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants
July 06, 2022
Preeclampsia Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent for 2023 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants

The Preeclampsia Foundation is seeking Letters of Intent for the Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants funding program, designed to accelerate preeclampsia research.  The ultimate goal of this grant program is to drive research that will eliminate...

Preeclampsia Foundation CEO kicks off “Re-Connect Tour”  road trip to 17 states
May 31, 2022
Preeclampsia Foundation CEO kicks off “Re-Connect Tour” road trip to 17 states

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Preeclampsia is a life-threatening hypertensive disorder affecting 300,000 pregnant women in the U.S. annually, often yielding serious complications for mother and baby as well as long-term effects. Eleni Z. Tsigas is devoti...

Any Pregnancy is at Risk for Preeclampsia. Make Sure You Know the Signs
May 02, 2022
Any Pregnancy is at Risk for Preeclampsia. Make Sure You Know the Signs

April 30, 2022 - Melbourne, FL – Preeclampsia, a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy, is a leading cause of premature birth and a major contributor to adverse maternal outcomes and maternal death. This May, the Preeclampsia Foundation, a US-ba...

Preeclampsia Registry Research Helps to Understand the Patient Journey
March 17, 2022
Preeclampsia Registry Research Helps to Understand the Patient Journey

March 8, 2022 – Melbourne, FL – A study published in BMJ Open describes the Patient Journey as it relates to awareness, communication, and involvement with decision making during experiences with preeclampsia, a potentially life-threateni...

New Research Funded to Identify Subtypes of Preeclampsia and Cellular Differences in Affected Placentas
February 02, 2022
New Research Funded to Identify Subtypes of Preeclampsia and Cellular Differences in Affected Placentas

Orlando, FL – February 2, 2022 – The Preeclampsia Foundation announced today the recipients of its 2022 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants at the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine 42nd Annual Pregnancy Meeting. Based on the recommendat...

Research Funding Available for Preeclampsia and Related Pregnancy Disorders
February 02, 2022
Research Funding Available for Preeclampsia and Related Pregnancy Disorders

Orlando, FL – February 2, 2022 – The Preeclampsia Foundation announced today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) 42nd Annual Meeting – The Pregnancy Meeting™ – that applications are now being accept...

MoMMA's Voices awarded new funding to further amplify BIPOC and other historically marginalized patient voices in maternal health
January 27, 2022
MoMMA's Voices awarded new funding to further amplify BIPOC and other historically marginalized patient voices in maternal health

The Preeclampsia Foundation announced today that Merck for Mothers has awarded new funding for its program, MoMMA’s Voices, a national coalition of patient advocacy organizations and individuals with "lived experience" – or those that...

MoMMA's Voices and AIM launch the first-ever Lived Experience Integration™ into QI Community of Learning in 23 States
January 11, 2022
MoMMA's Voices and AIM launch the first-ever Lived Experience Integration™ into QI Community of Learning in 23 States

January 11, 2022 - Melbourne, FL - MoMMA's Voices and the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have partnered to provide an enhanced integration of lived experiences into Q...

Preeclampsia Foundation Announces New 2022 Leadership of Board of Directors
January 10, 2022
Preeclampsia Foundation Announces New 2022 Leadership of Board of Directors

January 10, 2022 – Melbourne, FL – The Preeclampsia Foundation welcomed a new group of officers to their 2022 Board of Directors today. Dr. Rakhi Dimino, MD, MMM, CPE, will serve as the new Board Chair, formerly serving as Vice Chair unde...

Preeclampsia Foundation Cuff Kit wins Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health prize for HHS Hypertension Innovator Award Competition
December 21, 2021
Preeclampsia Foundation Cuff Kit wins Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health prize for HHS Hypertension Innovator Award Competition

December 1, 2021 – Melbourne, FL – The Preeclampsia Foundation announced that its Cuff Kit™ program is a Phase 1 winner of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) Hypertension Inno...

Preeclampsia Registry Research Demonstrates Importance of Preeclampsia Patient Narratives
December 09, 2021
Preeclampsia Registry Research Demonstrates Importance of Preeclampsia Patient Narratives

A research study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth analyzed open-ended text responses from the Preeclampsia Registry to answer the question, “Is there any information that you could have had at the time of this pregnancy that would have...

Preeclampsia Foundation plans a doula-focused educational webinar
November 11, 2021
Preeclampsia Foundation plans a doula-focused educational webinar

Educating Your Clients About Preeclampsia: A Doula Approach to Care Equity November 9, 2021 - Melbourne, FL – Doulas play a key role in helping pregnant patients navigate pregnancy, labor, delivery, and the post-partum period on their own term...

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