Birth: An Intersection Between Maternity and Mental Health

California Endowment Los Angeles

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Emerging Considerations in Maternal Mental Health Forum

Birth: An Intersection Between Maternity and Mental Health Cost, Quality, Choice and Outcomes

Friday, February 8, 2019
California Endowment, Los Angeles, CA

8:15–9:00am Registration and Breakfast

9:00–9:20am Welcome and Introductions

9:20–9:30am A Mother's Personal Story Joanna Joshua

9:30–11:00am KEYNOTE
Birth Trauma and Maternal Mental Health 
Cheryl Beck, DSNc

11:00–11:15am Break

11:15am–12:30pm PANEL
Raising the Bar: California Legislative Policy and Health System Best Practices

Moderator: Nina Martin
Investigative Journalist Lost Mother Series, ProPublica

Joy Burkhard, MBA Founder and Executive Director, 2020 Mom
California MMH Health Policy & Implementation Resource Overview

Patricia De Marco, MD Medical Director MMH, Hoag Women's Health Institute, Orange County, CA

Gabrielle Mauren, PhD, LP MMH Innovation Award Winner Park Nicollet Health Services, Twin Cities, MN


1:30–2:45pm PANEL
Cost of Untreated MMH Disorders and Payor Perspectives on Improving Maternity Care and Mental Health Outcomes

Moderator: Carole Mendoza Director IBM Global Health Benefits and Wellness, Board Member, 2020 Mom

Adam Wolfberg, MD Chief Medical Officer, Ovia Health: Cost of Untreated MMH Disorders

Christine Morton, PhD Research Sociologist, Author Birth Ambassadors

Becky Bailey Senior Director Global Health Benefits and Wellness,

Melissa Real Director U.S. Health Benefits Qualcomm

Stuart Lustig, MD Senior Medical Director, Cigna Behavioral Health

2:45–3:30pm RECEPTION in the COURTYARD
Beer, Wine and Sparkling Water & HomeBoy Bakery Dessert Bar 


1000 North Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA 90012

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