GCTSA Maternal Health Disparities Roundtable

"The Fourth Trimester and Beyond: Optimizing Postpartum Maternal Cardio-metabolic Health" - Suchitra Chandrasekaran, MD, Emory University

Virtual Event

Suchitra Chandrasekaran, MD
Associate Professor, Gynecology & Obstetrics
Emory University


Discussing the long-term maternal health implications of experiencing cardiometabolic dysfunction during pregnancy, evaluating methods to optimize maternal care continuity postpartum, considering effects of Medicaid expansion on postpartum care continuation, and understanding importance and need for multi-disciplinary team care (primary care, endocrinology, cardiology, psychiatry, nutrition, etc.) in the later postpartum period to support maternal physical and mental health.