Partners In Health | Engage Memphis Presents: Film Screening and Panel Discussion of “Beyond Babyland”

Film Screening and Panel Discussion of “Beyond Babyland”

Memphis has some of the highest infant mortality rates in the United States.  Want to learn more?  Join our showing of "Beyond Babyland,” an award-winning documentary by local filmmakers David Appleby and Craig Leake exploring the staggering infant mortality rate in Memphis

This film screening and the following expert panel discussion will highlight the political-economic, social, and environmental factors which contribute to the high rates, the patterns of disparity in the city, and the local interventions to improve infant and maternal health.


  • Dr. Kathryn Hicks​, PhD, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Memphis
  • Ace F. Madjlesi​, MA, Associate Director of the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center​
  • Dr. Linda F. Moses, MD, FACOG, Director of The BLUES Project​
  • Dr. Michelle Taylor, MD, MS, Associate Medical Director and Deputy Administrator for Maternal and Child Health for the Shelby County Health Department​
March 21, 2015 at 2pm - 3:30pm
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library - Conference Room A
3030 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38111
United States
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Jenessa Gebers · · (931) 801-9368

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