HeLa Symposium Agenda

Friday, September 28, 2018

Continental Breakfast & Conference Registration
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Welcome Address & Opening Remarks
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Defining the Problem: Epidemiology and Statistics on Maternal & Infant Mortality
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Impact of Structural Factors on Birth Outcomes
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Life Course Science and Maternal and Infant Mortality
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Q&A
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Break
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Roundtable Discussion: Advocates and Communities Advancing Solutions
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Lunch Speaker: A Mother’s Perspective
12:00 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.

Afternoon Welcome
1:40 p.m.

Addressing Risks and Differential Care for African-American Women and Infants
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Mental Illness, Substance Use and Misuse in Maternal Infant Health
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Break
4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Closing the Gap on the Disparity: Expert Panel Discussion
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Agenda Subject to Change