2023 Health Equity Series Part 3: Championing Life: Addressing Infant Mortality for a Healthier Tomorrow
In this special episode, hear from health care professionals and a mother as they delve into the challenges and triumphs of pregnancy as a Black woman in America. Jamila Pleas, founder of her Birth Right, moderates this panel discussion that includes a very personal story by Sara Brown, who shares her experience of working to become pregnant, then suffering miscarriages, to eventually having a healthy pregnancy. How can Black moms and moms-to-be navigate the health care system as their own best advocates? Listen in.
Mike Stancil is president and CEO for the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health, where he previously served as chief operating officer. For the past decade, Mike has focused on human-centered approaches to healthcare, digital experiences, and project management. In his current role, he hopes to inspire employers to actively acknowledge their influence in the community and be a force for positive change. Mike earned his master’s degree from The George Washington University.