What to expect when you're not expecting a pandemic

Wednesday, July 01, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Lecture / Seminar
Shaili Jha
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The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the wellbeing of pregnant and recently pregnant people. This forum combines expertise from epidemiology, maternal fetal medicine, and psychiatry to discuss the effects of the pandemic on mental and physical health during pregnancy.  Experts will discuss recent findings from studies around the world and approaches for how to respond to the challenges of pregnancy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The forum will also include a Q&A session with the audience. 

This forum features:  

Dr. Sonia Hernandez-Diaz
Professor of Epidemiology
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Diego Wyszynski
Executive Director, International Registry of Coronavirus Exposure in Pregnancy 
CEO, Pregistry

Dr. Nancy Byatt
Medical Director, MCPAP for Moms
Executive Director, Lifeline4Moms
Director, Women’s Mental Health Division, Department of Psychiatry
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Population & Quantitative Health Sciences

Dr. Karestan Koenen
Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Pregnant woman
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