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News from the Foundation
Advocates Seek Progress on Preeclampsia Biomarker Development
September 25, 2020
Advocates Seek Progress on Preeclampsia Biomarker Development

The Preeclampsia Foundation is urgently calling for the development of biomarker tests for simple, rapid, and accurate diagnosis and prediction of preeclampsia, a life-threatening hypertensive disorder of pregnancy. This call-to-action statement reco...

Foundation Celebrates 20 Years
August 25, 2020
Foundation Celebrates 20 Years

Recognizing Progress, Renewing Commitment

Foundation Jumps Aboard Momnibus
July 13, 2020
Foundation Jumps Aboard Momnibus

To support Black Maternal Health Caucus’s bills on maternal mortality and morbidity, called the Momnibus. A collection of nine bills to address racial disparities in maternal health.

A Statement of Solidarity
June 03, 2020
A Statement of Solidarity

As an organization, we recognize the power of sharing your story to help inspire positive change. The voice of every member of our community matters. Today, we stand in solidarity for the black communities across America who feel voiceless right now....

Global Partners Focus Attention on the Importance of Blood Pressure  on World Preeclampsia Day
May 20, 2020
Global Partners Focus Attention on the Importance of Blood Pressure on World Preeclampsia Day

This year, as COVID-19 has impacted access to prenatal and postnatal care and telehealth is being widely used, the need for personal awareness of blood pressure, the hallmark signal for preeclampsia, is needed now more than ever.

Board Member Urges Policymakers to Join the Battle Against Preeclampsia
May 08, 2020
Board Member Urges Policymakers to Join the Battle Against Preeclampsia

In an opinion piece in The Hill (5/7), Rakhi Dimino, MD, a Houston-based obstetrician who serves on the Preeclampsia Foundation’s Board of Directors, writes that findings from two recent studies “add to a growing body of evidenc...

Preeclampsia Foundation Supports Emergency Funding for CDC's Surveillance for Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies Program
May 07, 2020
Preeclampsia Foundation Supports Emergency Funding for CDC's Surveillance for Emerging Threats to Mothers and Babies Program

Preeclampsia Foundation signs bipartisan letter asking House leaders to include funding for a key Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) program that helps identify emerging threats to mothers and babies.

Preeclampsia Awareness Month: Blood Pressure Key to Healthy Pregnancy
May 01, 2020
Preeclampsia Awareness Month: Blood Pressure Key to Healthy Pregnancy

Preeclampsia Awareness Month 2020; Preeclampsia Foundation launches #CheckKnowShare Campaign

A Journey of Hope
April 28, 2020
A Journey of Hope

We were there when she lunged into the Atlantic Ocean having just completed a 3,000-mile cross country journey by bike.  One year from the start of that journey, there is a new chapter in Carlie and Dietrich Linde’s life. The Blacksburg, V...

Smith Assumes Chairmanship of Preeclampsia Foundation
January 16, 2020
Smith Assumes Chairmanship of Preeclampsia Foundation

Melbourne, FL – January 16, 2020 – Survivor, advocate, healthcare and leadership executive Kim Smith will chair the 2020 Preeclampsia Foundation Board of Directors. The Preeclampsia Foundation a not for profit patient advocacy organization dedicated...

2019 Vision Grants
October 02, 2019
2019 Vision Grants

Stephen McCartney, MD PhD University of Washington, Seattle, Washington   Topic: Fetal Microchimerism in Immune Cell Subsets in Preeclampsia     Romina Plitman Mayo, PhD School of Mechanical Engineering at Tel Aviv Universi...

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