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February 23, 2017

IU researcher applying global lessons to Indiana health issues

After working with doctors and patients in Kenya for more than a decade, Debra Litzelman, MD, has learned a lot about how to provide health services to rural and resource-strapped populations.
Debra Litzelman, MD. (Photo courtesy of Regenstrief Institute)
Now she is applying that knowledge to help reduce risk factors for infant mortality in Indiana—ranked among the 10 worst states for infant mortality in the country, according to data from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. Litzelman, D. Craig Brater Professor of Global Health Education at Indiana University Center for Global Health and associate director of the IU...