Press Release – U of T Engineering professor investigates maternal health disparities experienced by racialized patients in U.S. clinical systems

Professor Myrtede Alfred (MIE), has dedicated her career to integrating equity in patient safety efforts in maternal care.

Now, she is conducting new research to further understand the disproportionate rates of racial and ethnic maternal health disparities in the U.S.

“In the U.S., maternal health disparities have been recorded for more than 80 years. We know that a lot of maternal deaths are preventable. This suggests that there are issues within the clinical system,” Alfred says.

Full article at: U of T Engineering News