Healthy Moms and Babies: Paving the Path to Reproductive Equity

October 30, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Eric P. Newman Education Center, Medical Campus

Each fall, the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis hosts a popular and informative annual conference surrounding a timely and critical public health topic.

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This year marks our 12th annual conference: Healthy Moms and Babies: Paving the Path to Reproductive Equity, which will focus on infant and maternal health outcomes.

Free of charge and open to the public, the conference features keynotes from top health professionals and discussion and audience Q&A with panelists from all sectors of reproductive health including physicians, educators, administrators from community organizations and more.

The conference also includes networking opportunities and an abstract poster session. Light fare and beverages are provided.


Please note that this agenda is tentative and times are approximate.

8 a.m.           Check-in

8:30 a.m.     Welcome

9 a.m.           Keynote Presentation
Haywood  Brown, MD, FACOG

10 a.m.        Panel Discussion
State of Regional Affairs: Data, Programs and Policy

11:30 a.m.   Networking Lunch

12:30 p.m.   Keynote Presentation
James Greenberg, MD

1:30 p.m.     Panel Discussion
A Closer Look: Interventions, Support and Opportunities

2:30 p.m.    Poster Session & Networking


Keynote Speakers

Haywood Brown, MD, FACOG
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Associate Dean for Diversity, Morsani College of Medicine Vice President Institutional Equity, University of South Florida

James Greenberg, MD
Co-Director of Perinatal Institute and Director of Division of Neonatology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Professor, University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics


The call for poster abstracts is now closed. Applicants will be notified by September 30, 2019.

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For inquiries regarding our Annual Conference, please contact Emily Hickner.

Event Sponsors: Institute for Public Health, Center for Diabetes Translation Research, St. Louis Children's Hospital, WUSM Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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