In a crowded protest, a black female with a mask pulled down around their neck with a mournful facial expression

Study to examine the effect of police violence on the birth outcomes for Black infants

Black women in the U.S. are twice as likely to experience a preterm birth, a low birth weight infant, or the death of a child before age one compared to white women. Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH begins a study to investigate the connection between structural racism and poor health outcomes for Black infants.