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FSU College of Medicine Participating In Maternal And Child Health Equity Conference

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CONTACT: Kaitlyn Odom
850-644-7029; Kaitlyn.odom@med.fsu.edu


Sept. 30, 2016

FSU COLLEGE OF MEDICINE PARTICIPATING IN MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH EQUITY CONFERENCE

Florida State University faculty physicians are joining with health-care providers from throughout the Tallahassee area for a two-day conference addressing black infant mortality and other questions of health-care inequity.

Featured speaker Camara Jones, M.D., president of the American Public Health Association, will deliver the keynote address Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Panel discussions on breastfeeding, advocacy and empowerment and stress and mental health also are scheduled during the two-day event. Conference details, agenda a list of sponsors and participating institutions are available at mchecollaborative.com.

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by a grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

The event will take place:

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30
4-7 P.M.
GADSDEN ART CENTER
13 N. Madison St.
QUINCY, FLA. 32351

SATURDAY, OCT. 1
10 A.M.-4 P.M.
FAMU COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
1415 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. 32307

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