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

April 14, 2021

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. Affiliate Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH begins a study to investigate the connection between structural racism and poor health outcomes for Black infants.