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Healthcare as Sanctuary:
ICE, Birthing People, and Justice for Immigrants 

Thursday, September 24, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


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News and Updates

PTBi's New Associate Director, Solaire Spellen

PTBi Welcomes New Babies!


Infant Feeding During COVID: Strategic Planning for Pregnancy, Postpartum and Beyond


A Fond Farewell: Postnatal Director, Linda Franck, Transitions


Prioritizing Joy
By Alexis Cobbins,
Executive Director, PTBi

Applications Open

  • Benioff Community Innovators Oakland 
    | PTBi | Deadline: Sep 18 |
    We are launching the second cohort of Benioff Community Innovators in October 2020 in Oakland! This is an empowering, paid professional development opportunity in health equity, participatory action research, community organizing, and advocacy for ten Oakland residents.

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  • Pilot Award in Prematurity Research 
    | PTBi | Deadline: Sep 21 |
    A part of PTBi's mission is to reduce disparities in preterm birth rates and improve outcomes for babies who are born too soon is realized by funding innovative projects in prematurity research. Twice a year, in Spring and F
    all, we accept applications through the UCSF Research Allocation Program (RAP) for Pilot Awards, up to $40,000 over one year.
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  • Postdoctoral Transdisciplinary Research Fellowship 
    | PTBi | Deadline: Oct 15 |
    We are offering a nonaccredited two-year transdisciplinary postdoctoral fellowship focused on research to reduce disparities in preterm birth and improve maternal and neonatal outcomes.
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Career Opportunities

  • Graphic Designer (Temp)
    | PTBi |
    PTBi is seeking a temporary Graphic Designer to develop communications materials for various studies and campaigns. 

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  • Community Organizing Coordinator, PTBi Fresno 
    | PTBi |
    PTBi is seeking a Community Organizing Coordinator to support the community engagement team and to help in organizing activities to reduce the burden of preterm birth. This position is located within Fresno County, California in collaboration with local researchers and community partners. 

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  • Communications Coordinator 
    | West Fresno Family Resource Center |
    The Communications Coordinator will help to support two aligning black-led initiatives aiming to reduce African American child deaths: 1) Fresno GROWS Best Babies Zone (BBZ) Initiative; and 2) Black Child Legacy Campaign (BCLC).

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PTBi in the News

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Upcoming Events

  • Pilot Award Pre-Application Webinar
    | Sep 10th | 12:00 - 1:00 PM PST | PTBi |
    For those interested in applying to PTBi's Pilot Award in Prematurity Research, this webinar is an opportunity for applicants to speak with members of the PTBi-CA Community Advisory Board about their application and proposed projects for the Fall 2020 RAP cycle.
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  • Global Child Health 6th Annual Lecture Series
    | Aug 24 - Sep 4th | 12:00 - 1:00 PM PST | PTBi |
    Join UCSF Pediatrics and Global Institute for Health Science for an online series of conversations about the state of child health around the world
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