Georgia CTSA UL1 Diversity Scholar Tackles the Maternal Mortality Crisis

Researcher Alexis Dunn-Amore (left) with her mentee, Katiana Carey-Simms, on the grounds of Emory’s nursing school (Photo by Emory University)

Georgia CTSA UL1 Diversity Scholar Alexis Dunn-Amore, PhD, MPH, Emory University, is featured in Emory’s August 2021 ‘I Am an Emory Researcher’ series that spotlights why researchers do what they do and what drives their shared commitment to improve lives. Dr. Dunn-Amore and Emory University master’s student Katiana Carey-Simms are working together to take on the maternal mortality crisis, which disproportionately impacts Black women.

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  • Maternal Health
  • Maternal Mortality
  • Black Health
  • Health Equity

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CTSA Program In Action Goals
Goal 1: Train and Cultivate the Translational Science Workforce
Goal 2: Engage Patients and Communities in Every Phase of the Translational Process
Goal 3: Promote the Integration of Special and Underserved Populations in Translational Research Across the Human Lifespan
Goal 4: Innovate Processes to Increase the Quality and Efficiency of Translational Research, Particularly of Multisite Trials