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Crosscurrents

Coming up with new strategies to combat preterm birth

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Courtesy of UCSF
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The Preterm Birth Initiative hosted a rally on the steps of City Hall to demand health equity for mothers in the Bay Area.

Elizabeth Rogers is the Associate Clinical Director of the Intensive Care Nursery of the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. KALW’s Ben Trefny sat down with her to hear more about what technologies and medical techniques are being used to save the most vulnerable premature babies.

"They've engaged families — true stakeholders in this — to tell them what they care about, so that the research can be done with their priorities in mind. So that the work is more relevant, more meaningful, to those folks that are most impacted by preterm birth."

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