The History of Black Midwives: A Virtual Roundtable
Feb. 15, 2022
4 PM – 6 PM (Eastern Time)

In celebration of Black History Month, the UVA Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry is pleased to host a panel discussion of distinguished scholars, featuring Dr. Wangui Muigai, a historian of medicine at Brandeis University who is writing a book on the history of Black infant mortality in the U.S.; Dr. Michelle Drew, a practicing midwife and chair of the American College of Nurse Midwives Caucus for Reproductive Justice and Birth Equity; and Dr. Gertrude Fraser, associate professor in UVA's Department of Anthropology and author of African American Midwifery in the South: Dialogues of Birth, Race, and Memory. View the full program.

Zoom link: 

Meeting ID: 998 8729 1488

Passcode: 330942


For more information contact:

Maura Singleton
Center Manager
Eleanor Crowder Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry

[email protected]
434.924.0083; 434.989.1550 (cell)

UVA School of Nursing
McLeod Hall
202 Jeanette Lancaster Way
P.O. Box 800782
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0782