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Feb

22

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Racial Disparity Before, During and After Pregnancy – Blog 4 of 6

Posted by on February 22nd, 2018 0 comments

  An earlier blog post brought you the story of Shalon Irving, the CDC epidemiologist who died just a few short weeks after giving birth to her daughter.  Shalon’s story is tragic and brings to light a bigger issue.  Black women are dying of pregnancy related causes at 3x the rate of other races.  In… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Diversity, General (all entries)


Feb

22

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A Trip to the Space Exploration Educators Conference – Part 2

Posted by on February 22nd, 2018 0 comments

Our Consumer Health Coordinator, Debbie Montenegro, recently had the privilege of attending the Space Exploration Educators Conference (SEEC). It is held annually at NASA’s Space Center Houston. In her role with the SCR, Debbie works with K-12 educators, particularly in the sciences, through outreach, classes, membership network, grants, and partnership opportunities. Here is a recap… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, General (all entries), Outreach, Training


Feb

20

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Racial Disparity Before, During and After Pregnancy – Blog 3 of 6

Posted by on February 20th, 2018 0 comments

An earlier blog post brought you the story of Shalon Irving, the CDC epidemiologist who died just a few short weeks after giving birth to her daughter.  Shalon’s story is tragic and brings to light a bigger issue.  Black women are dying of pregnancy related causes at 3x the rate of other races.  In our… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, General (all entries)


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