HeLa Symposium Agenda

24th Annual HeLa Women’s Health Symposium
Hypertension in Pregnancy: Optimal Management of Care
Hosted by Morehouse School of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care
September 27, 2019

7:30 – 8:30 AM     Registration 
                             Continental Breakfast

8:35 –8:40 AM      Welcome
                              SANDRA HARRIS-HOOKER, PhD
                              Vice President & Executive Vice Dean
                              Research & Academic Administration
                              Morehouse School of Medicine
                              Atlanta, Georgia

8:40 – 8:50 AM     Overview and the Henrietta Lacks Story
                              ROLAND MATTHEWS, MD
                              Co-Director,
                              HeLa Women’s Health Symposium
                              Chairman and Professor
                              Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
                              Morehouse School of Medicine
                              Atlanta, Georgia

8:50 – 9:20 AM     Prevention of Heart Disease and Stroke in Women
                             GINA LUNDBERG, MD, FACC
                             Associate Professor
                             Department of Medicine
                             University and Clinical Director
                             of the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center
                             Emory University
                             Atlanta, GA

9:20 – 9:50 AM     Hypertension Disparity in African American Women: Reducing
                             Maternal Mortality
                              JACQUELINE GRANT, MD, MPH
                             Maternal Fetal Medicine
                             Piedmont Columbus Regional
                             Midtown Hospital
                             Columbus, GA

9:50 – 10:20 AM    Ideas and Immunology: The evolution of our understanding of preeclampsia
                              NAIMA T. JOSEPH, MD, MPH
                              Clinical Fellow
                              Maternal Fetal Medicine
                              Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics
                              Emory University
                              Atlanta, GA

10:20 – 10:30 AM   Break 

10:30 – 11:00 AM  Management of Hypertension in Pregnancy
                              CHUKWUMA ONYEIJE, MD
                              Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist
                              Perinatal Associates
                              Atlanta, GA

11:00 – 11:30 AM  Prematurity
                              RAHUL GUPTA, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP
                              Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
                              March of Dimes
                              Arlington, VA

11:30                    Question & Answer Session
11:50 AM 


11:50  AM –           Transition to Lunch
12:00 PM   

12:00 pM –             Panel Discussion & Lunch
1:00  PM 

Agenda Subject to Change