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Preconception Care: Science, Recommendations and Creative Strategies for Implementation

July 20, 2006

Carol Brady, MA
Executive Director
Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition
Jacksonville, FL

Expert Presenter
Implementing Preconception Care Recommendations in Public Health
Hani K. Atrash, MD, MPH
Associate Director for Program Development
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Local Practice Presenters
The Interpregnancy Care Program: The Feasibility and Impact of Delivering Interpregnancy Care to Mothers of Very-Low-Birthweight Infants at Grady Memorial Hospital
Anne Dunlop, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Pre- and Interconception Education and Counseling: Strategies from Florida
Betsy Wood, BSN, MPH
Executive Community Health Nursing Director
Infant, Maternal and Reproductive Health Unit
Florida Department of Health
Tallahassee, FL