Date: March 2, 2022
Advancing Health Equity among Hispanic/Latino Populations
Webinar Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CT
- Discuss health disparities among Hispanic/Latina women in different population subgroups with special focus on maternal health disparities, such as maternal morbidity and mortality.
- Identify challenges as well as innovative programs and best practices that are linguistically and culturally appropriate to address and reduce maternal health disparities among Hispanic/Latina women.
- Share programs and resources to promote and improve maternal health.
Nabal J. Bracero Serrano, MD, FACOG, Professor University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, President and Founder PROGyn, Medical Director of GENES Fertility Institute San Juan, Treasurer District IV American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Nereida Correa, MD, MPH, Associate Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health Family and Social Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Board Member National Hispanic Medical Association
Manuel I. Vargas Bernal, MD, MPH, Director of the Maternal Child Health Division Puerto Rico Department of Health
Dorcas Moreno Fitzgerald, Health Equity Representative and Doula, Healthy Birth Day, Inc. – Count the Kicks Campaign
Nancy Rios, Regional Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs (IEA) Region 7 – Kansas City
Veronica Roa, Public Health Analyst, HRSA IEA Region 1 – Boston
HRSA IEA will broadcast the session in Spanish to include the PowerPoint presentations with live language interpretation (audio-only) to English. Prior to the session, registrants will receive a copy of the presentation in English with instructions for accessing the interpretation services and closed captioning.
For more information about the session, please contact Veronica Roa at VRoa@hrsa.gov.