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Social Determinants of Infant Mortality: Partnerships, Innovations, & Community Engagement
Start Date: 4/13/2018Start Time: 7:30 AM
End Date: 4/13/2018End Time: 3:00 PM

Event Description
The third, annual Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Symposium, produced by Drexel’s School of Public Health’s MCH program, will be held on April 13, 2018. This year’s speakers will explore the Social Determinants of Infant Mortality: Partnerships, Innovations, and Community Engagement Solutions. The program will open with a discussion of infant mortality, racial, and ethnic disparities at the national level, followed by an analysis of data on Philadelphia and the community’s response. A networking lunch will follow the event.

Michael Lu, MD, MS, MPH
Senior Associate Dean for Academic, Student and Faculty Affairs,
George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health
Presenting: Racial-Ethnic Disparities in Birth Outcomes: A Life-Course Perspective

Roy Hoffman, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Fatality Review Program
Medical Examiner’s Office, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Presenting: Infant Mortality in Philadelphia

MCH Student Research Presentations
Philadelphia Community Organization Presentations
Multidisciplinary Panel Discussion
Sabina Rosen Safe Motherhood Award Presentation
Networking Lunch & Resource Fair

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided. 
Contact Information:
Email: MCH@drexel.edu
DiGeorge Auditorium and Atrium
Lower Level
St Christopher's Hospital for Children
160 East Erie Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19134
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