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Racism, Midwifery and Healthcare

In recognition of Black Maternal Health Week and National Minority Health Month, Dr. Lucinda Canty presented a comprehensive overview of the midwifery practice within a historical context. In her presentation, Dr. Canty also examined the issue of racism and its impact on the provision of prenatal care and delivery.  Watch the March 30, 2023 recording here.


Lucinda Canty, PhD, CNM, FACNM
Associate Professor of Nursing
Director, Seedworks Health Equity in Nursing Program
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Elaine Marieb College of Nursing

Monique Howard, EdD, MPH
Senior Director, Women’s Health Initiatives
Penn Nursing Center for Global Women’s Health