Subject: Join Us for the Infant Mortality Expert Series

Thank you for your participation in the Infant Mortality CoIIN.

We are excited to announce the IM CoIIN Expert Series on Addressing Infant Mortality which will highlight themes that arose during the life of the IM CoIIN initiative. In this six-part webinar series, participants will take away actionable insights on highly requested topics that contribute to the goal of every baby reaching his or her first birthday and beyond.

Please find the complete webinar schedule and the registration links for the Expert Series on Addressing Infant Mortality at, which will be updated throughout the summer.

Join us for the first webinar of this series! See details below.
Connecting Residential Segregation and Mortgage Discrimination to Current Infant Mortality and Breastfeeding Rates

JULY 27th, 2-3:30 p.m. (EST)
Arthur James, MD: Associate Clinical Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Brittney Francis, MPH: 
Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Ohio State University

Jessica Roach, LPN, BA, MPH(c): Research Assistant, Community Health Sciences Division, University of Illinois-Chicago

Kiddada Green, MAT: 
Founding Executive Director, Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association

Jaye Clement, MPH, MPP: Director of Community Health Programs and Strategies, Office of Community Health, Equity and Wellness at Henry Ford Health System

1. Define health equity

2. Explain the various levels of structural inequity

3. Describe the practices of the Home Owners’ Loan Corporation (HOLC) and 
associated policies

4. Relate how past housing policies and mortgage discrimination inform current
health equity improvement work

5. Identify ways Healthy Start can serve to address historical structural inequities   
and improve disparities in infant mortality and breastfeeding initiation and duration rates
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