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Update on strides made in preventing teen pregnancy in Louisiana

April 30, 2013

Arthur Nead
Phone: 504-247-1443

anead@tulane.edu

Who:   Representatives of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition including Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; the Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies; the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals; Louisiana Office of Public Health, the Louisiana Office of Public Health HIV/AIDS Program, the Louisiana Public Health Institute and the Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center.

What: A National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Awareness Month press conference where Dr. Amy Young, professor and chair of obstetrics and gynecology at LSUHSC School of Medicine and Julie Mickelberry, director of public affairs for Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast will present successes and challenges in policy and prevention efforts.

Where: Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St.

When:  Thursday, May 2, 10:00 a.m.

More:   In 2010, $30 million in grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to state and non-profit agencies in Louisiana to address teen pregnancy prevention.  These organizations formed the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coalition to support each other’s efforts.

For more information, please contact Norine Schmidt at 504-988-8268 or nschmid1@tulane.edu.

Citation information:

Page accessed: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Page URL: http://tulane.edu/news/releases/pr_043013.cfm

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000 website@tulane.edu