A Meeting of the Minds: Reducing Prematurity through HBWW Community Programs
Share lessons learned and best practices in reducing prematurity from the successful Kentucky HBWW program. Learn and be inspired by speakers who will address specific issues faced by both Kentucky and New Jersey. This will be done through presentations and in facilitated, small group discussions. This event is complimentary, but seating is limited. Register Soon!
CEU's* have been applied for and parking will be available. *For CEU's, please list your degrees after your last name and complete your affiliation and title on the online registration form.
9:00 am Welcome and ASTHO Challenge Announcement: Mary O'Dowd, Commissioner of Health
9:15 am How HBWW Kentucky Succeeded in Reducing Prematurity: Ruth Ann Shepard, MD, FAAP, CPHQ , Director, Adult and Child Improvement, Kentucky Department of Public Health
9:45 am CenteringPregnancy: The Why and the How: LeeAnn Todd-Langston, RN, Director, Center for Women's Health, Trover Health System
10:30 am Facilitated Small Group Discussion / Roundtables
12:15 pm Small Group Recommendations
12:45 pm Working Lunch / Presentation: Jennie Joseph, LM, CPM, Midwife and Director, The Birth Place
1:45 pm Recap: Gloria Rodriguez, Assistant Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Health and L'Tanya Williamson, Director, Newark Department of Child and Family Well-Being
For more information, please contact: (please state name, phone number and email)