Hearing: “Birthing While Black: Examining America’s Black Maternal Health Crisis”

Committee on Oversight and Reform

Thursday, May 6, 2021 (11:00 AM)

2154 RHOB
Washington, D.C.
This will be a hybrid, remote/in person hearing.

Witnesses

Panel one

The Honorable Ayanna Pressley
Member of Congress, Washington D.C.

Added 05/03/2021 at 10:33 PM

The Honorable Cori Bush
Member of Congress, Washington D.C.

Added 05/03/2021 at 10:33 PM

The Honorable Lauren Underwood
Member of Congress, Washington D.C.

Added 05/03/2021 at 10:33 PM

The Honorable Alma S. Adams
Member of Congress, Washington D.C.

Added 05/03/2021 at 10:33 PM

Panel two

Ms. Tatiana Ali
Actress and Advocate

Added 05/03/2021 at 10:33 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • TNT [PDF] Added 07/06/2021 at 10:59 AM

Mr. Charles Johnson
Husband of Kira Johnson & Founder of 4Kira4Moms

Added 05/03/2021 at 10:33 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM

Dr. Veronica Gillispie
Medical Doctor, Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Added 05/03/2021 at 10:33 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • TNT [PDF] Added 07/06/2021 at 10:59 AM

Dr. Joia Adele Crear-Perry
Founder and President, Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative

Added 05/03/2021 at 10:33 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • TNT [PDF] Added 07/06/2021 at 10:59 AM

Dr. Jamila Taylor
Director of Health Care Reform and Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation

Added 05/03/2021 at 10:37 PM Updated 05/07/2021 at 04:28 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM Updated 05/07/2021 at 04:28 PM
  • TNT [PDF] Added 07/06/2021 at 10:59 AM

Dr. Tamika Auguste
Chair of the Obstetrician and Gynecologist Clinical Practice Council, MedStar Health

Added 05/03/2021 at 10:37 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • TNT [PDF] Added 07/06/2021 at 10:59 AM

Support Documents

  • Notice [PDF]
  • Memo [PDF] Added 05/03/2021 at 09:48 PM
  • AOC UC 1- Constituent Testimony [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • AOC UC 2- OBGYN Testimony [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • AOC UC 3-Midwife Testimony 1 [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • AOC UC 4-Midwife Testimony 3 [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • AOC UC 5-Midwife Testimony 2 [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • Kelly UC 1-5-6-21 March of Dimes_SFR Submitted to House Oversight and Reform for Black Maternal Health Crisis hearing_FINAL [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • Kelly UC 2-BCBSA Letter to House OR Committee - 5.5.21 signed [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • Kelly UC 3- Statement of the Record_House Oversight Hearing_Maternal Mortality_May 5 2021_ [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • Maloney UC 1-David Nelson MD OR comments 5 6 21 [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • Maloney UC 2- Comparison Between In-Person and Audio-Only Virtual Prenatal Visits [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • Maloney UC 3-Patient Perspectives on Audio-Only Virtual Prenatal Visits [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • Maloney UC-4 False Labor at Term_Use of non-physician providers [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • Tlaib UC-05.06.2021 - Mothering Justice, Birthing While Black [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 05:47 PM
  • Laturner UC-healthy-women-healthy-pregnancies-healthy-future-action-plan_0 [PDF] Added 05/06/2021 at 06:07 PM

Hearing Record

  • QFR Responses from the State of LA to Rep Connolly [PDF] Added 06/08/2021 at 09:24 AM
  • Attendance [PDF] Added 06/14/2021 at 03:05 PM
  • Transcript [PDF] Added 07/23/2021 at 05:19 PM

First Published: April 29, 2021 at 02:01 PM
Last Updated: July 23, 2021 at 05:19 PM