Annual Infant Mortality Awareness Workshop

20th Annual Infant Mortality Workshop

Fostering a Culture of Infant Mortality Awareness

September 15| Miner, Missouri
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Miner Convention Center | 2610 E. Malone

 (next to Ruby Tuesday)

9:00 am – 1:00 pm Lunch will be provided

Featured Speaker

 Joia Crear-Perry, MD

Dr. Crear-Perry is the Founder and President of the National Birth Equity Collaborative. Most recently, she addressed the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to urge a human rights framework to improve maternal mortality. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of the Birthing Project, Director of Women’s and Children’s Services at Jefferson Community Healthcare Center and as the Director of Clinical Services for the City of New Orleans Health Department where she was responsible for four facilities that provided health care for the homeless, pediatric, WIC, and gynecologic services within the New Orleans clinical service area. Dr. Crear-Perry continues to work to improve access and availability of affordable health care to New Orleans’ citizens post the Hurricane Katrina disaster of 2005.

After receiving her bachelor’s trainings at Princeton University and Xavier University, Dr. Crear-Perry completed her medical degree at Louisiana State University and her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tulane University’s School of Medicine. She was also recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Target Audience

  • Healthy Start Community Action Network (CAN) Volunteers
  • Health Providers
  • Educators
  • Community Outreach Workers
  • Business Leaders
  • Social Services Providers
  • Faith-Based Leaders and Consumers
  • Healthy Start Program Participants


  •  Exhibits
  • Door Prizes
  • Lunch Provided
  • CEUs Available