Prematurity Collaborative workgroups

The Prematurity Collaborative is guided by an overarching steering committee and includes six workgroups, each focusing on one of the Collaborative's five strategic priorities.

Workgroups structure

The Collaborative workgroups include:

  • Clinical and public health practice workgroup: Increase effective use of evidence-informed clinical and public health practice
  • Research workgroup: Expand discovery and accelerate translation and innovation
  • Health equity workgroup: Align multi-level support to improve health equity 
  • Policy workgroup: Develop and implement messaging, policy and practice strategies
  • Communication workgroup: Develop and implement messaging
  • Funding and resources workgroup: Secure the funding and resources required for success

Full Collaborative Meeting Materials and Resources

APHA November, 2018 Prematurity Collaborative Presentation

Winter Full Collaborative Meeting

Summer Full Collaborative Meeting

Fall Full Collaborative Meeting

Prematurity Prevention Summit: Building a Birth Equity Movement

Thought leaders convened on May 21-22, 2018 in Arlington, VA to advance policy and practice, to mobilize community leadership, to share and spread emerging ideas and promising practices, and to energize stakeholders to achieve equity and reduce preterm birth. View agenda, session objectives and speaker bios and the Summit synopsis. Concurrent session presentations available here:

Recordings of the Plenary Sessions can be found here: