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One is Too Many: Together We Can Prevent American Indian and Alaska Native Maternal Deaths

February 7, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


February 7, 2023 | 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. EST

This virtual dialogue will address American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) maternal mortality, its impact on UIO communities, and will also introduce Maternal Mortality Review Committees (MMRC) as a potential prevention mechanism. This event will hold space for open discussion with attendees as well as participant collaboration.

Event Goal:

  • Increase levels of awareness of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) maternal mortality
  • Identify potential benefits and barriers to UIO participation in Maternal Mortality Review Committees


  • By the end of the virtual dialogue, participants will showcase their levels of awareness of MMRCs in a post-event survey
  • Identify at least three benefits of MMRCs to urban AI/ANs or UIOs
  • Identify at least three barriers to UIO participation in state or Tribal MMRCs


  • Michaela Seiber, MPH, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate
    Chief Executive Officer, South Dakota Urban Indian Health
  • Mattie Curry, MPH, Blackfeet
    Public Health Program Manager, NCUIH
  • Nahla Holland, Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation
    Research Associate, NCUIH
  • Alexandra Payan, JD
    Federal Relations Manager, NCUIH


  • UIO Staff
  • Stakeholders
  • Tribal Partners and Tribes
  • Feds


February 7, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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