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Department of Health and Human Services
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality
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March 26-27, 2015 Meeting

Federal Register Meeting Notice (PDF - 187 KB)

Agenda (PDF - 45 KB)

Audio Recording: March 26, 2015

Audio Recording: March 27, 2015


Infant Mortality: Trends and Disparities – Marian F. MacDorman, Ph.D., and T.J. Mathews, M.S.

CMS. Medicaid and CHIP Data on Maternal and Infant Health – Lekisha Daniel-Robinson, M.S.P.H.

NICHD Activities to Address Infant Mortality and Health Disparities – Catherine Y. Spong, M.D.

Data From PRAMS – Wanda Barfield, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP

Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health – Benita Baker, M.S.

Healthy Start 3.0: Policy & Practice Considerations to Addressing the social Determinants of Health – Mario Drummonds, M.S., L.C.S.W., M. B.A.

Healthy Start – A Collective Impact Model to Address Poor Birth Outcomes – Charlotte M. Parent, R.N., MHCM

Infant Mortality Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (COIIN) Update: Social Determinants of Health Learning Network – Vanessa Lee, M.P.H. and Lauren Smith, M. D., M.P.H.

Advancing Health Equity: Policy and Program Strategies to Address Social Determinants of Health – Edward P. Ehlinger, M.D., MSPH

Poverty Reduction Strategies Related To Infant Mortality Reduction EITC and Related Income Programs – Chye-Ching Huang, Tax Policy Analyst, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Stress, Resiliency, and Health Equity – Fleda Mask Jackson, Ph.D., Majaica, LLC

Best Babies Zone Initiative: A place-based, multi-sector approach to addressing infant mortality – Kiko Malin, M.P.H., M.S.W.

Thirty Years Later: Revisiting Secretary Heckler’s Task Force on Black and Minority Health Report – Kay Johnson, M.Ed., M.P.H.

Equity: a dream deferred – Arthur R. James, M.D., FACOG

SACIM Discussion on the Role of Anti-Poverty Approaches in Infant Mortality – Arden Handler, DrPH

The Social Determinants of Health – Diane Ashton, M.D., M.P.H.


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