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Communities as the Compass:
When communities are the North Star, research drives meaningful change

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PT


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News and Updates

Join us at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo 2020

Mayor London Breed Announces Basic Income Supplement Program for Black and Pacific Islander Pregnant People

Expanded Newborn Screening Could Save Premature Infants’ Lives


Welcome, Benioff Community Innovators Oakland!


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


In Conversation with Dorothy Forde, a PTBi Postdoctoral Fellow

Staff Spotlight

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, UCSF's OBGYN&RS department highlighted our SOLARS Clinical Research Coordinator, Gabriela Negrete!
Read More About Gabriela
Our transdisciplinary research fellow alumna, Dr. Deborah Karasek, joined UCSF's Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division as an Assistant Adjunct Professor this September! Congratulations, Dr. Karasek!
Congratulations to our Designer, Loren Newman, and her partner, Reggie, for welcoming Cassian into the world!
Community Engagement Director, Shanell Williams, is featured in this Vote 2020 from the San Francisco African American Historical and Cultural Society
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Career Opportunities

  • Community Organizing Coordinator, PTBi Fresno 
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    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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PTBi in the News

Recent Publications

Preterm birth and nativity among Black women with gestational diabetes in California, 2013–2017: a population-based retrospective cohort study. Karen Scott, et al. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 
Risk and Protective Factors for Preterm Birth Among Black Women in Oakland, California. Monica McLemore, et al,. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. 
Newborn metabolic vulnerability profile identifies preterm infants at risk for mortality and morbidity. Scott Oltman, et al. Pediatr Res. 
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