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Governor's Summit on Infant Mortality

The Governor's Summit On Infant Mortality
March 1, 2013

The Governor's Summit on Infant Mortality provided an opportunity to learn about the national initiative to reduce infant mortality, Kentucky's current activities around infant mortality and to participate in planning next steps for keeping Kentucky babies from dying.


Infant Mortality: State and National Update - Ruth A Shepherd, MD, FAAP

HANDS program - Cindy Heine, Associate Executive Director, The Prichard Committee

The Case for Preconception Care - Connie White, MD, MS, FACOG

Reducing Elective Deliveries <39 Weeks - Donna Meador, RN, MSN, CENP, K-HEN Project Director, Kentucky Hospital Association

Secondhand Smoke and Birth Outcomes - Lucinda J England, MD, MSPH, CDC Senior Scientist

SIDS and Safe Sleep - Carrie Shapiro-Mendoza, PhD, MPH, CDC Senior Scientist

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome - Henrietta Bada, MD, MPH, UK Dept. of Pediatrics, Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs and Research

Fact Sheets

Infant Mortality

Preterm Birth

Birth Defects

Early Childhood Home Visitation

Preconception Health

Early Elective Deliveries

Smoking During Pregnancy

Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID) - SIDS and more

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

In Collaboration With the National Governors Association, Kentucky Public Health and March of Dimes







Last Updated 8/22/2013