Over the years, the Worcester Healthy Baby Collaborative has held regular Infant Mortality Summits to engage the community of Worcester around the issue of Infant Mortality. Below you will find useful documents from past summits as well as announcements regarding upcoming summits.

Our next Summit will be held in September 2020 at Worcester City Hall (date and time to be addressed)


WHBC Background Summit Slides 2019

BPHC Implicit Bias Summit Presentation 2019

BPHC Implicit Bias and Racism Resource List

PNQIN Maternal Health Initiatives

IMSummitt2019 Mapped Data (Please do not distribute this PDF without permission from the Worcester Healthy Baby Collaborative)


18 Notes from Infant Mortality Summit September

Opening Comments Infant Mortality Summit 9.7.18

Worcester Infant Mortality Summit_MHVI Program

The Fourth Trimester

Somerville_SomerBaby Presentation

Revised Reaching and Engaging with the Community Monica Lowell

Newborn Home Visiting

References from Newborn Home Visiting

MA DPH Craig Andrade

Evidence on Home Visiting – Fin Mooney


Baby Box Project

Bringing FIMR to Massachusestts

Commisioner Bharel WIMS Presentation

Dr. Castiel Health Expenditures

Project Baby Springfield

Springfield Community Doula

Worcesters Infant Mortality Reduction


2016 Community Healthy Baby Forum Worcester Latino Community


2014 WHBC Accomplishments Summit Presentation

2014 Social Determinant Roots Summit Presentation

2014 Project Baby Springfield Summit Presentation

2014 Massachusetts CoIIN Summit Presentation

2014 BHSI Lifecourse Theory in Action Summit Presentation

2014 WHBC Nhyria Ba Summit Presentation