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The livestream of this event is available for  on-demand viewing.

On October 16, 2023, NACo hosted a briefing on innovative county solutions to address disproportionate Black maternal and infant mortality rates.

During this signature event, attendees heard from county leaders, national experts, and partners as they examine potential solutions through peer-to-peer information exchanges and policy discussions.

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Featured Speakers

Admiral Rachel L. Levine, MD

Admiral Rachel L. Levine, MD

Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Neera Tanden

Neera Tanden

Director, White House Domestic Policy Council

Tom Perez

Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President; Director, White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

Michael Warren

MD, MPH, Associate Administrator, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA
Stacey Brayboy

Stacey Brayboy

Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Government Affairs, March of Dimes
Hon. Lesley Briones

Hon. Lesley Briones

Commissioner, Harris County, Texas
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Hon. Denise Winfrey

NACo Immediate Past President; Board Member, Will County, Ill.
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Barbie Robinson, MPP, JD, CHC

Executive Director for Harris County Public Health (HCPH), Harris County, Texas
Dr. Yvonne Collins

Dr. Yvonne Collins

MD, Chief Medical Officer, County Care, Cook County, Illinois

Dr. Stuart Butler

PhD, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
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Adriel Bettelheim

Senior Health Care Editor, Axios

Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

Director and Health Officer, Health, Human and Veterans Services Department, Wayne County, Michigan
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Hon. Rodney Ellis

Commissioner, Harris County, Texas

Lindsay Moore

Customer Experience Strategist, Office of Management and Budget/Veterans Health Administration

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