Center for Maternal Health Equity
Mission: To pursue equity in maternal health by reducing maternal morbidity and mortality locally, nationally, and globally by building and strengthening community-academic partnerships, developing a competitive translational research program, and offering interdisciplinary and professional training.
Vision: To have ‘healthier mothers, healthier children and healthier families’ by advancing science as it relates to women’s health and building bridges for community engagement and advocacy.
Our approach includes:
- Interdisciplinary translational research aimed at advancing the understanding, prevention, and reduction of maternal mortality or morbidity among ethnoracial minority women and underserved populations
- Inter-professional training of future leaders across the workforce continuum
- Outreach, education, and community engagement
- Policy and advocacy
- Innovative, respectful health care