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Breastfeeding Summit:Reclaiming an African American Tradition
Reclaiming an African American Tradition
July 19-20, 2012
July 20th is invite only
Morehouse School of Medicine
Satcher Leadership Institute
Office on Women’s Health, DHHS
You are invited to engage in an eye-opening experience, and become a part of the solution in addressing the issue of breastfeeding in the African American community. Everyone from healthcare providers to community organizers is welcomed to attend!
Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere, Inc. (ROSE) has joined forces with Morehouse School of Medicine, Satcher Leadership Institute, U.S Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, and several other breastfeeding support organizations, to put forth the 2012 Breastfeeding Summit: Reclaiming an African American Tradition of 2012. This summit will focus on the disparities in the African American community and methods that can be used to increase the rate of African American mothers who breastfeed nationwide.
Our presenters include:
African American Breastfeeding Network of Milwaukee,
Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association, Michigan,
Indiana Black Breastfeeding Coalition,
Terry Jo Curtis
Institute for Patient-Centered Design, Inc.,
Table for Two,
Sojourner Marable Grimmett
Tiny Babies Foundation Inc.,
Urban Mothers on the Move,
Ursula Arnold and Celeste McFadgen
David Satcher, MD: Morehouse School of Medicine
Michal Young, MD, Neonatologist: Howard University College of Medicine
Michael Lindsay, MD, High Risk OB: Emory School of Medicine
Jacqueline Grant, MD. OB/GYN: Georgia Department of Public Health
Yvonne Bronner, Sc.D, RD: Morgan State University
Acquana Stanford, Anthropologist
Prepare yourself for enriching presentations and panels of discussion from experts within the field!
Need a paper registration form? CLICK HERE, to download a copy!
Interested in becoming a sponsor? CLICK HERE, to download the Sponsorship Package!
Interested in doing a Poster Presentation? CLICK HERE, to download the submission form!