2022 Maternal Health Awareness Seminar (for Professionals)

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VIRTUAL Seminar on Maternal Health and Safety

Friday, January 21, 2022 | 7:30 am. - 2:00 pm

In conjunction with Maternal Health Awareness Day in New Jersey - the first state to formally recognize maternal health, safety and mortality issues with an annual event - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; RWJBarnabas Health; The Tara Hansen Foundation; and the Central Jersey Family Health Consortium are hosting a series of virtual seminars designed for OB/GYN physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, midwives, genetic counselors, social workers, residents, fellows, medical students, emergency department providers, cardiologists, family medicine practitioners, and psychiatrists/psychologists.

All sessions will be held virtually! Log in from the convenience of your computer or smartphone.

Featured Interprofessional Sessions

7:30 am - 8:25 am
Hypertensive Disorders Complicating Pregnancy and Impact on Maternal Mortality

Cande V. Ananth, PhD, MPH
Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Chief, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

8:30 am - 9:25 am
Treating Postpartum Pre-Eclampsia: Can We Do Better?

Todd J. Rosen, MD
Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Suzanne Spernal, DNP, APN-BC, RNC-OB, CBC
Vice President of Women's Services
RWJBarnabas Health

9:30 am - 10:25 am
Prevention of Pre-Eclampsia and Postpartum Hypertension: Current Strategies and Opportunities for Improvement

Emily Rosenfeld, DO
Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Deepika Sagaram, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Update: Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy - California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) Hypertension Toolkit 2021

Maurice L. Druzin, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics
Stanford University School of Medicine