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Event Details

Tennessee Infant Mortality Summit & 11th Annual Project Blossom Conference

Date: September 20, 2012

Time: 8:30AM to 4:00PM

Location: Tennessee State University Avon Williams Downtown Campus, 330 10th Ave. North. Nashville, TN 37203


September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month. In recognition, sponsors will be putting on two back-to-back conferences to address the issue.

The Tennessee Infrant Mortality Summit will take place on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tennessee State University's Avon Williams Downtown Campus, located at 330 10th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37203. The theme being "Teaming Up for Change," this summit is designed to be a forum for local teams to come together and learn about strategies to improve birth outcomes.

This summit is sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Health,

On Friday, Sept. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Metro Public Health Department is sponsoring the 11th annual Project Blossom Conference, also at the TSU Avon Williams Downtown Campus. This year'as these is "Bringing Down the Numbers: Success Stories from the Field."

Partners of Project Blossom are Music City Healthy Start, LifePath, AmeriGroup Real Solutions, Volunteer State Health Plan, March of Dimes, and United Healthcare.

For more information, call the Metro Public Health Department at (615) 340-5616.