Racial disparities is a fact of maternal health. We know that it has a significant impact on health outcomes for Black moms and their babies. But it's not enough to simply talk about those disparities. The Preeclampsia Foundation has launched a racial disparities task force to create recommendations to address these issues as they relate to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP).
|Linda Burke, MD, MS
Author, The Smart Mother's Guide to a Better Pregnancy
|Nastassia Davis, DNP, MSN, RN, IBCLCC
Assistant Professor, Nursing
Montclair State University
Perinatal Health Equity
Senior Manager, Global Impact -Social Business Practices
Johnson & Johnson
New York, NY
|Robyn D'Oria, MA, RNC, APN
CEO, Central Jersey Family Health Consortium
Board Member, Preeclampsia Foundation, Co-Chair Racial Disparity Task Force
North Brunswick, NJ
|Fathiyyah "Tia" Doster
Community Connections of Life, Inc.
|Tabassum Firoz, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Yale School of Medicine
InnerLight Holistic Prenatal & Birth Doula Services
|Natalie D. Hernandez, PhD, MPH
Morehouse School of Medicine
Nurse Family Partnership
National Service Office
|Snober Lakhani, RN, BSN, CLLC
Nurse Family Partnership
New York, NY
Founder, Shades of Blue Project
Maternal Mental Health
|Erica M. McAfee
Founder, Sisters in Loss Pregnancy Loss Grief Coaching & Doula Service Company
New Jersey Division on Women
|Kim A. Smith, MHA
Chair, Preeclampsia Foundation Board of Directors
Co-Chair Racial Disparity Task Force
National Manager, Practice Operations Development and Transitions, Tenet Healthcare.
|Dr. Ken Ward
Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist, Clinical Geneticist
Salt Lake City, UT
|Jaye Wilson, RN
Patient Advisory Council, Preeclampsia Foundation
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