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Tue, Oct 13, 2020, 02:00 PM – Tue, Oct 13, 2020, 03:00 PM



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Ensuring Access to Maternal Care in Rural Communities
October 13, 2020
1 P.M. CT | 2 P.M. ET

Maternal mortality rates are significantly higher in rural areas as women face barriers in accessing prenatal, obstetrical and postpartum care. In this virtual workshop, learn about the unique challenges encountered in rural communities from U of MN Rural Health Research Center. Additionally, hear how Lexington Regional Health Center, a rural hospital in NE, is increasing access to optimal maternal care in rural communities.


Leslie Marsh, RN, MSN
CEO, Lexington Regional Health Center

Mariana Tuttle
Research and Communications Fellow, U of MN Rural Research Center

Julia Interrante, MPH
Doctoral student, Graduate Research Assistant, U of MN Rural Research Center