New York State Department of Health Announces Meeting of the Taskforce on Maternal Mortality and Disparate Racial Outcomes
Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY, Meeting Room 6
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The New York State Department of Health will host the first public meeting of the Taskforce on Maternal Mortality and Disparate Racial Outcomes on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, Empire State Plaza, Meeting Room 6 .
The Taskforce was formed to provide expert policy advice on improving maternal outcomes, addressing racial and economic disparities and reducing the frequency of maternal mortality and morbidity in New York State.
The taskforce will be led by:
Dr. Howard Zucker, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health
Sascha James-Conterelli, DNP, CNM, LM, President of the New York Association of Licensed Midwives
Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, FAAP- President of SUNY Upstate
Wendy Wilcox, MD, MPH, Chairman, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NYC Health and Hospitals, Kings County