UAMS Pilot Program to Help Resolve Health Disparities

March 31, 2021

Health & Wellness

UAMS Pilot Program to Help Resolve Health Disparities

NWA Daily

Britni Ayers, an assistant professor in the College of Medicine at the Community Health and Research Department at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in NWA, is in the process of creating a pregnancy pilot program with focus on Marshallese women.

  • Using a community-engaged approach, Ayers is working with UAMS Marshallese health care staff to research Marshallese prenatal health, birthing, breastfeeding and infant feeding practices.

  • Ayers is creating a novel "centering" pregnancy pilot program to help resolve chronic maternal health disparities experienced by Marshallese women.

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