Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Tiffany Green, was awarded McMaster University’s 2020 Labelle Lectureship. The lectureship, in honor of Roberta Labelle, is awarded annually to a health services researcher with emerging recognition and an inter-disciplinary approach to research by the Centre for Health Economics & Policy Analysis (CHEPA) at McMaster University.
Dr. Green’s lecture, “Saving Black Women and Babies: Leveraging Data and Community Engagement to Achieve Health Equity”, took place virtually on November 11th and a recording can be viewed here. In her presentation, Dr. Green spoke on the individual-, family-, and structural-level determinants of disparities in women’s health and birth outcomes. Her mission is to shed light on how and why Black women, regardless of socio-economic status, experience the worst maternal and child birth outcomes of any racial/ethnic group in the nation– and what evidence-based solutions might ameliorate these persistent inequalities in health and wellbeing.