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Public Health and Medicine Seminar Series: Reproductive Health Priorities in Philadelphia

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

12:15 PM-1:15 PM

Sara B Kinsman, MD, PhD, Director, Philadelphia Department of Public Health Division of Maternal, Child and Family Health
This quarterly event invites speakers who can highlight the intersection of public health and medicine and suggest ways in which collaboration can take place.
Sara B Kinsman, MD, PhD is the Director of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health Division of Maternal, Child and Family Health (MCFH). MCFH’s mission is to improve the health of residents of Philadelphia with a focus on women, children, teens and parents. MCFH provides service, promotes education and supports policies that enhance knowledge of and access to reproductive health services, preconception health education, prenatal care and effective parenting practices that assure infant safety, promote optimal child development and instill resiliency through adolescence. Integral to all MCFH’s activities is focus on reducing racial and economic health disparities. Combined, these efforts aim to lead to healthier families whose children will become vital members of society and work to strengthen communities throughout Philadelphia. Prior to joining the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Dr. Kinsman was faculty at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kinsman’s  interests include understanding how adolescents make decisions related to chronic health risks including cigarette smoking, alcohol use and risky sexual behaviors. Her clinical work has focused on supporting multidisciplinary care for high-risk adolescents

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Drexel University, Alumni Hall, The New College Building, 245 N. 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102


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