Board Rooms to Delivery Rooms: Facing the Maternal Health Crisis Through the Strength of Diversity

Apr 18, 2024

Amid the Maternal Health Crisis, @PennMedicine has been taking bold action to reverse #MaternalHealth disparities.

Helping Black families to grow and thrive

Penn Medicine News, Dec 8, 2023

To reverse the nationwide trend of serious harm and death before, during, and after childbirth for Black and other parents from marginalized groups, Penn Medicine is taking bold action to improve maternal health and eliminate racial disparities.

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Honored to be formally inducted into National Academy of Medicine – Elizabeth Howell, MD MPP

Elizabeth Howell, MD MPP, Oct 8, 2023

Honored to be formally inducted into @theNAMedicine – an incredible experience I shared with my family and Regina Cunningham HUP CEO @PennMedicine

    NIH Awards $24 Million To Create 10 Maternal Health Research Centers

    Penn Med Innovation, Aug 23, 2023

    @NIH announced $24M in awards for the IMPROVE maternal health initiative, and we’re excited to hear @Penn will be the #ImplementationScience hub, led by @mlanefall & @RebeccaHammMD .
    #MaternalHealth #ImpSci

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced awards totaling $24 million in first-year funding to establish several Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence. According to an NIH news release, the grants are expected to last seven years and total as much as $168 million, pending the availability of funds.

    Forbes, Michael T. Nietzel, Aug 18, 2023

    Five Penn Medicine Experts Elected to National Academy of Medicine

    Penn Medicine News, October 17, 2022

    They are among 100 new members to be elected this year to the Academy, one of the highest honors in health and medicine

    PHILADELPHIA—Five Penn Medicine experts have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one of the nation’s highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Regina Cunningham, Elizabeth Howell, Steven Joffe, Katalin Karikó, and Drew Weissman are among the 100 new members, elected by current NAM members. They join 78 other University of Pennsylvania members who are part of the prestigious group of health care thought leaders, clinicians, and researchers.