Webinar: Evidence-Based Best Practices to Address Maternal Mortality


This webinar featuring Dr. Monique Chireau was hosted as part of Her Dignity Network's awareness campaign focused on the issue of addressing maternal mortality. The webinar was originally hosted on October 8, 2014. For more information on the original webinar or more information about maternal mortality, please visit here. Her Dignity Network is part of the Center's initiative in global women's health. To learn more information about the Her Dignity, please visit the Network's website at https://HerDignity.net.

Dr. Monique V. Chireau is the Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Clinical and Epidemiologic Research for the Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology at Duke University Medical Center.  Dr. Chireau is also a research associate for the Center for Health Services in Primary Care and a staff gynecologist for the Departments of Ambulatory Care and Surgery both at the Durham VA Medical Center.  Her research interests include: genetic epidemiology in women’s health, epidemiology of adverse pregnancy outcomes, women veterans’ health and healthcare, health services research in women’s health (risk-adjustment and predictive modeling of outcomes; outcomes and quality), adverse pregnancy outcomes and long-term health, and racial disparities in women’s health. Dr. Chireau has authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and is a reviewer for several noted medical journals.  Dr. Chireau became the Co-Chair for the Cardiovascular Disease in Women and Special Populations National Committee at the American Heart Association in 2011.


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