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AWHONN Road to Recovery: Current Maternal Health Initiatives from the NJDOH

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
10:00 am11:30 am
Virtual Event

Department of Health members from the Maternal Health Innovation (MHI) team will review the elements of maternal health nationally and in NJ; discuss the disparities seen nationally and locally for Black non-Hispanic women; describe what the NJDOH office of population health is doing via newly legislated NJMMRC, NJMDC and NJMCQC; examine the strategies and priorities of the Maternal Health Innovations (MHI) team and explore how the NJDOH plans to collaborate with various organizations, including AWHONN and other multidisciplinary groups and how nurses can lead the way.

Presented by:

Damali Campbell Oparaji, MD – Medical Director NJ Maternal Care Quality Collaborative, NJ Maternal Mortality Review Committee Appointee and Vice Chair

Renée Kraus, MPH, BSN, RN – Project Manager, NJ Maternal Mortality Review Committee

Brandie C. Wooding, MSN, BSN, RNC-OB – Nurse Consultant, Maternal Care Quality Collaborative

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