LGBTQ+ Diversity in Maternal Child Healthcare

Program Date: 19 July 2023
Publication Date: 18 April 2024
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 1.0

Course Description:

In this course, Sharon Groh-Wargo, PhD, RDN will define LGBTQ+ terms and identities; review evidence within maternal-child healthcare; and describe a welcoming setting for LGBTQ+ people. Originally presented as a live webinar on July 19, 2023.

Course Objectives:

• Define LGBTQ+ terms and identities. 
• Review evidence within maternal child healthcare. 
• Describe a welcoming setting for LGBTQ+ people.
  • Run Time: 51

Course Instructor Bio(s)

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Sharon Groh-Wargo, PhD, RDN

Professor, Nutrition and Pediatrics 
Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine 
Cleveland, OH, USA
Dr Groh-Wargo has over 40 years of experience as a Neonatal Dietitian, is a nationally known speaker and researcher, and has authored numerous publications on neonatal nutrition. She is a contributor to all three editions of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Pocket Guide to Neonatal Nutrition and authored a chapter on “Lactoengineering” for the 3rd edition of “Infant and Pediatric Feedings: Guidelines for Preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities”. She participates in the BEGIN Project – Breastmilk Ecology: Genesis of Infant Nutrition, sponsored by the NIH in cooperation with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which was convened to investigate human milk as a unique biological system. Dr Groh-Wargo received the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Medallion Award in recognition of her professional contributions.
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