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Thursday, October 15, 2015
8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.


Alumni House
154 Cambridge Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

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Our Children, Our Future

Making the connection between the stressors of race and gender, and physical responses contributing to prematurity and low birth weight is an important step for advancing interventions at multiple levels –Fleda Mask Jackson, Ph.D.

The aim of this program is to explore the effect of the social determinants on the mental and physical health outcomes in birth and early childhood.  When the stress and the social determinants drive birth outcomes: What can we do now? 

Dr. Fleda Mask Jackson

Dr. Fleda Mask Jackson

Keynote by Dr. Fleda Mask Jackson
Dr. Fleda Mask Jackson is the Founder and Director of Save 100 Babies. The Save 100 Babies network makes the connections between social determinant factors (education, employment, housing, food security, etc) and poor birth outcomes. The primary objective of Save 100 Babies is to develop individual and structural level stress interventions as the bridge between the social determinants of birth outcomes and clinical practices and social policy.   

Keynote will be followed by experts in the field in perinatal care moderated by Professor Jacqueline Brandwein, Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health
Conference Committee:
G. Burrus, Suffolk County Perinatal Coalition
A. Gatewood, Nassau County Department of Health
E.Cohn, Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation 
M. Safyer, Adelphi University Institute for Parenting


This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. 
Please RSVP by October 12, 2015 to:

Audrey Onderdonk
Administrative Assistant
Center for Health Innovation
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