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Disparities in Maternal Health

  • UC Berkeley 245 Hearst Gym Berkeley, CA USA (map)

This lecture is part of a project to gather postpartum traditions, to expose current postpartum experiences and to define postpartum justice.  Come join us.  Public welcome.

Ethnic Studies 199/ Asian American Studies 199: Traditional Postpartum Wisdom: Implications for Contemporary Postpartum Justice

GUEST SPEAKER:

Sara Whetstone, MD,

Assistant Professor, Ob-Gyn, UCSF

Sara Whetstone is an obstetrician and gynecologist at UCSF's Mount Zion campus. She specializes in the care of underserved women, medical education, health disparities, workforce diversity, family planning, fibroids, patient-centered clinical care and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.

She is also a clinical instructor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the UCSF School of Medicine, as well as the assistant residency director in the obstetrics and gynecology department.

Whetstone completed her B.A. in community health at Brown University in Providence, R.I., her medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., and did her residency at UCSF.

Please register here for this upcoming 9/17 event.