Climate Change Series: Finding Our Roots and Looking to Our Future

Repeating series of images depicting fire, water, earth, sky with test: Climate Change, Health, and Social Justice / Issues, Ethics & Action / a three-part lecture series
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Climate Crisis and Pregnancy

Bruce Bekkar, MD, Women's health physician, author, and educator
Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, MSHP, Caduceous Medical Group

Drs. Bruce Bekkar and Nathaniel DeNicola discuss the impacts of climate change on US pregnancies, specifically on preterm births, low birth weight and stillbirths.  They highlight the racial disparity revealed by their research and discuss ways to address these findings at both the patient care and legislative ​levels.

This event is the third in a three-part series of lectures on Climate Change, Health, and Social Justice: Issues, Ethics, and Action. See more information on the series and recordings of previous sessions.