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Health Equity

Spotlight Series

What's Wrong with U.S. Maternity Care?

Join us for a conversation on how to better understand what women need from the maternal care system and how to provide women with more choices for care and delivery outside of the hospital system. 

Original air date: March 20, 2024

Spotlight Series

Inequities in Healthcare, Focus on Black Maternal and Reproductive Health

Join Dr. Jamila Perritt and Dr. Rachel Bervell as they discuss the Black Maternal Health Crisis, the impact policies can have on both the crisis both positively and negatively, and what viewers in all fields can do to stay informed and engaged in the conversation.

Original air date: September 27, 2023

Spotlight Series

Health Equity in Tennessee: Opportunities to Increase Access to Care

Join Dr. Andrea Willis, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Keshia Pollack Porter, Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, as they discuss this report and the implications it has for healthcare in Tennessee and elsewhere. 

Original air date: June 7, 2023

Spotlight Series

Increasing Access to Healthcare in Maryland

Join us for a conversation on how the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange works with communities and businesses across the state to ensure residents are informed about their healthcare options and minimizes confusion or hurdles to obtaining coverage. 

Original air date: May 9, 2023

Spotlight Series

Intimate Partner Violence in LGBTQ+ Relationships: Impacts on Mental and Physical Health

Join us to learn more about this topic through an intersectional lens and gain tools for addressing the impacts of IPV in your own communities.

Original air date: April 6, 2023

Spotlight Series

Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth: Overcoming Roadblocks to Care

Join Will Cole of The Trevor Project and Iya Dammons of Baltimore Safe Haven for a conversation on the needs of transgender youth and how the current political and social climate impacts the mental and physical health of this community. 

Original air date: March 8, 2023

Spotlight Series

ARISE-ing to Advance Health Equity in Illinois

Join us for a conversation on how the Illinois Department of Public Health leveraged their participation in the 100 Million Healthier Lives initiative in the context of COVID to transform from the inside as a state agency and to scale this approach to communities to lay the groundwork for Community Empowerment Zones across the state.

Original air date: November 2, 2022

Spotlight Series

Breaking Barriers to Achieve Quality, Accessible Healthcare

Join Halle and Andre as they discuss what “working across boundaries” means, what it looks like, and what innovative companies are doing well.

Original air date: October 20, 2022

Spotlight Series

Neighborhood Vital Signs: Resources in Brooklyn and Curtis Bay

Join Robbyn Lewis, MPH, for a conversation on what is at stake in the Baltimore neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Curtis Bay, what needs the communities have identified, and what is possible for the health of these communities and neighborhoods when needs are met.    

Original air date: August 11, 2022

Spotlight Series

Optometry's Role in Improving Population Health

Join Lori Grover, OD, PhD ’12 as she discusses the power of optometrists in public health and the importance of advocating for policies that promote comprehensive vision screening and remove inequities in access to eyecare.

Original air date: March 16, 2022

Spotlight Series

Increasing access to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Baltimore

Join Shanna Dell, BSN, MPH '17, as she discusses how the Baltimore City Health Department is working to prevent the spread of HIV in Baltimore.

Original air date: February 8, 2022