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Apr

05

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Join us in Celebrating National Minority Health Month

Posted by on April 5th, 2018 0 comments

The month of April is designated as National Minority Health Month.  This is a time to learn more about the health status of minority populations in the United States.  The theme for this year is Partnering for Health Equity. Throughout the month the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will host a series of… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Diversity, Webinars

Mar

01

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

Posted by on March 1st, 2018 0 comments

Our blog posts over the past couple of weeks have examined a disturbing statistic:  Black women are dying of pregnancy related causes at 3x the rate of other races.  Our blog has discussed issues black women could face with fertility, prenatal care, labor and delivery, and postpartum care.    One issue that stood out at each… Read More »

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

Feb

27

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Racial Disparity Before, During and After Pregnancy – Blog 5 of 6

Posted by on February 27th, 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, Diversity, General (all entries)

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

13

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Racial Disparity Before, During and After Pregnancy – Blog 1 of 6

Posted by on February 13th, 2018 0 comments

I recently read a story on npr.org about Shalon Irving, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Shalon was 36-years old and had a newborn daughter, Soleil.  Three short weeks after becoming a mommy, Shalon collapsed and died.  Although Shalon’s death is tragic, she is only one example of black women who… Read More »

Posted in: Advocacy, Blog, Diversity, Patient Safety

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