Thomas A. Leonard was the driving force behind the formation of the Perinatal Foundation and was a highly respected obstetrician and professor at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In addition to bringing awareness to innovative topics in perinatal healthcare, this lecture helps realize the Perinatal Foundation’s original mission of bringing education to more professionals and providers.
Previous TAL Speakers
Kathleen Kendall-Tackett on "Intimate Partner Violence in the Perinatal Period and COVID-19"
Karol Kaltenbach, PhD on "Treatment for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder: Considerations for Mother and Child"
Wendy Macias-Konstantopoulos, MD, MPH on “Human Trafficking and Pregnancy: Improving the Health Care Response Where Vulnerabilities Collide”
Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, MPH, PhD on “Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism”
M. Kathryn Menard, MD, MPH on “Level of Maternal Care: The new "Toward Improving the Outcomes of Pregnancy"
Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, PhD on “The Early and the Ancestral Microbiome”
Sabrina Craigo, MD on “Perinatal Transport in 2014”
Debra B. Selip, MD on “The Late Preterm and Early Term Brain: Physiology, Pathology, and Outcomes”
Peter H. Cherouny, MD on “Decreasing Elective Deliveries Prior to 39 Completed Weeks”
Rosemary White-Traut, PhD, RN, FAAN on “Developmental Interventions for At-Risk Infants”
Ellen Hodnett, RN, PhD, FCAHS on “Evidence-Based Care: Challenges in Implementing Cochrane Reviews”
James W. Collins, Jr., MD, MPH on “New Insights into the Racial Disparity in Pregnancy Outcomes: A Life Course Perspective”
Judith S. Mercer, PhD, CNM, FACNM on “Umbilical Cord Clamping: First, Do No Harm”