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Maternal Diabetes and Neighborhood Context

When: Thursday, September 23, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)  

Group: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Registration required.

Hosted by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University.

This presentation will describe trends in maternal diabetes in Chicago, how those rates differ by race/ethnicity, and how neighborhood disadvantages moderate those inequities.

Milda Saunders, MD, MPH
Section of General Internal Medicine and
MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
The University of Chicago Medicine

Dr. Saunders is a general internist and health services researcher at the University of Chicago. Her broad research interests include health disparities and quality of care, particularly related to chronic kidney disease. Her work has examined how location (residence and site of care) is associated with health outcomes. She is also a clinical ethicist, living donor advocate physician and the Assistant Dean of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Pritzker School of Medicine.

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