Experts from across Greater Cincinnati will discuss the growing problem of infant mortality at a multidisciplinary Infant Mortality Panel held from noon to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, in Kresge Auditorium.
Lunch is included from noon to 12:30 p.m., with the panel held from 12:30-1:45 p.m.
The panel, comprised of UC experts and government officials, is hosted by the College of Medicine’s OB-GYN Student Interest Group, Med Students for Choice, Pediatrics Interest Group, the American Medical Women's Association and Initiatives for Poverty and Justice in Health.
The program includes a lunch, a panel session and "office hours” with panelists:
- Elizabeth Kelly, MD, associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology
- Tim Ingram, Health Commissioner of Hamilton County Public Health
- Todd Portune, Hamilton County commissioner
- Judith Warren, CEO of Health Care Access Now
- Noble Maseru, comissioner of the Cincinnati Health Department
- Lou Muglia, MD, professor of pediatrics
- Meg James, clinical manager of Community Women's Health at UC Health University Hospital
- Betsy Buchanan, director of Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Hamilton County
- Judith Van Ginkel, president of Every Child Succeeds
- James Greenberg, MD, professor of pediatrics and director of neonatology