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June 28, 2023

Seeking Humanity via Technology: How AI Can Be Used to Reduce Maternal Mortality

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Maternal mortality continues to be a global issue however, studies over the past 5 years identify a growing alarming trend in the United States with respect to maternal mortality. According to several studies from the Centers for Disease Control, “Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than White women”. Many of these same studies have also acknowledged that most pregnancy-related deaths are preventable and that this alarming trend continues to grow. This session will entail providing an overview of historical approaches to this issue. The emphasis of this presentation will identify that Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be used to reduce maternal mortality and how AI could be used to reduce maternal mortality.

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Application Engineering Senior Team Lead, MathWorks

Louvere Walker-Hannon is a MathWorks Senior Application Engineer, who provides direction and recommendations on technical workflows for various applications. She has a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and a master’s degree in Geographic Information Technology with a specialization in Remote Sensing.