Addressing the Drivers of Maternal Mortality

12:00 p.m. – 12:10 p.m.     Welcome and Introductions

  • Sarah J. Dash, MPH
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Alliance for Health Policy, @AllHealthPolicy
  • Laurie Zephyrin, M.D., MPH, MBA
    Vice President, Delivery System Reform, The Commonwealth Fund, @commonwealthfnd

12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.     Panelist Opening Remarks

  • Shanna Cox, MSPH
    Associate Director of Science, Division of Reproductive Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Jennie Joseph, L.M., CPM
    Executive Director, Commonsense Childbirth Inc., @jenniejoseph
  • Elizabeth A. Howell, M.D., MPP
    Director, Blavatnik Family Women’s Health Research Institute, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System, @LizHowellMD
  • Eugene Declercq, Ph.D.
    Professor and Assistant Dean for DrPH Education, Community Health Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health;
    Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine


12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.       Question and Answer Session