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Women's Health: Reproductive Health Care for Incarcerated Women: Opportunities and Challenges for an Often Underserved Population - with Carolyn B. Sufrin, MD, PhD

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Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Carolyn B. Sufrin, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Sufrin has extensive experience caring for incarcerated women and brings a unique perspective to correctional medicine with her additional doctoral training in anthropology. She is the author of the recently released book, Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women Behind Bars. In this webinar, Dr. Sufrin will provide a clinical update for primary care providers on how best to manage commonly encountered obstetric and gynecologic health concerns.

Carolyn Sufrin, MD, PhD, is a medical anthropologist and Ob/Gyn at Johns Hopkins University. She has worked extensively on reproductive health issues affecting incarcerated women, from providing clinical care in jail, to research, policy, and advocacy. Her work is situated at the intersection of reproductive justice, health care, and mass incarceration, which she examines in her recent book, Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women Behind Bars.