WSU graduate student leads presentation at CRIBS symposium

Umama Ali, a Wichita State Public Health Certificate graduate student who works with the Institute for Health Equity Advances, presented at the Center for Research for Infant Birth and Survival (CRIBS) symposium on April 13. Ali was the only graduate student who spoke at the event which was hosted by CRIBS and the KU School of Medicine-Wichita. Ali discussed the growing prevalence of gestational diabetes, the disparity between urban and rural mothers and the importance of a healthy weight before pregnancy.