8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast, Registration & Trainee Poster Viewing
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Welcome and Introductions
8:45 AM – 10:15 AM
Building Personal and Institutional Capacity to Promote Equity in MCH
Speaker: Vijaya K. Hogan, MPH, DrPH Facilitator: Barbara Laraia
Hogan, V., Rowley, D.L., White, S.B. et al. Dimensionality and R4P: A Health Equity Framework for Research Planning and Evaluation in African American Populations. Matern Child Health J22, 147–153 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-017-2411-z
Green, C.L.; Perez, S.L.;Walker, A.; Estriplet, T.; Ogunwole,S.M.; Auguste, T.C.; Crear-Perry, J.A. The Cycle to Respectful Care: A Qualitative Approach to the Creation of an Actionable Framework to Address Maternal Outcome Disparities. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 4933. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18094933
Maureen A. Craig, Julian M. Rucker2, and Jennifer A. Richeson. The Pitfalls and Promise of Increasing Racial Diversity: Threat, Contact, and Race Relations in the 21st Century. Current Directions in Psychological Science 2018, Vol. 27(3) 188–193
Attendees of this session will be able to:
To understand and apply an equity ecosystem approach to accelerate progress toward developing a culture of equity and achieving population health equity.
To assess current personal and organizational progress toward developing a culture of equity.
To be able to initiate a long-term plan to develop an organizational culture that always promotes and never inhibits equity.
How would you describe your, your team’s and your organization’s approach to equity?
What is unique about the experiences of (African American) (Low Income) (Latina(x)/Hispanic) (LGBTQ+) (Intersections of any of these identities) –people that places them at higher risk for experiencing inequities in health?
In what ways do you address these unique experiences when planning interventions, programs, policies?
Ferri, R. L., Rosen-Carole, C. B., Jackson, J., Carreno-Rijo, E., Greenberg, K. B., & Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. (2020). ABM Clinical protocol# 33: lactation care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, plus patients. Breastfeeding Medicine, 15(5), 284-293. https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/bfm.2020.29152.rlf
Attendees of this session will be able to:
Recognize that appropriate and needed care for LGBTQ+ families include the use of both respectful and affirming language and background knowledge to assist in meeting their lactation goals.
Describe the clinical experiences LGBTQ+ families have in providing human milk for their infants.
Identify the barriers LGBTQ+ individuals may face in their ability to provide human milk for their infants related to discriminatory policies and review supportive lactation policies and practices.
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM Lunch & Networking
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM
Connecting. Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health – Past, Present, and Future
Read https://www.honolulumagazine.com/micronesian-in-hawaii/ (*There are some misrepresentations in this article, but the perspectives of the people interviewed are important to share. Specifically, citizens from the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia and Republic of the Marshall Islands are not generally eligible for many public assistance programs, including SSI, SNAP and TANF, even if they qualify by income.)
Learn about the historical foundations of racism and structural inequality in health care, and how these phenomena perpetuate disparities in access to health care and quality nutrition services, as well as health outcomes for women and people of color
Engage in brainstorming exercise to develop concrete solutions that address inequitable access to maternal mental health care and quality nutrition services
Build “toolbox” for advancing equitable solutions in maternal mental health and nutrition, which can be operationalized as individuals and group entities working at various levels of the nutrition service and health care ecosystem
Heart-Centered Approaches to Advance Nutrition EquityEfforts with Community Partners
Presenter: Jeannine Herrick, MPH
Jeannineis the founder of Jeannine Herrick Leadership Coaching and Consulting. She is currently an adjunct instructor in the Public Health Leadership Department at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health. She served as the Director and leadership coach for the National Program Office for the Emerging Leaders in Public Health initiative. She is a senior member of the Adaptive Leadership Core within the National Maternal Child Health Workforce Development Center.
In her prior role as a Senior Advisor in Training and Leadership at the North Carolina Public Health Institute, Jeannine also supported local and state leaders through the North Carolina Public Health Leadership Institute. Jeannine has designed and conducted trainings on a variety of topics and provided technical assistance to multiple partners conducting assessments and facilitating strategic planning and change management sessions.
Jeannine has an extensive background in program design and implementation, curriculum development and training, evaluation, strategic planning, partnership development and donor relations.