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Saturday, September 28

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Meet Erin Thatcher

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THE PPROM FOUNDATION

Erin Thatcher is the Founder and Executive Director of The PPROM Foundation, a non-profit that supports families diagnosed with Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes (PPROM) in pregnancy and beyond. Erin is also a parent of 27 weeker twins born in 2012 after her water broke at 12 weeks. Professionally Erin works in Health Care Policy and Administration and has years of experience working on local legislative advocacy initiatives, program development, and policy implementation.

Meet Susan Hepworth

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NATIONAL COALITION FOR INFANT HEALTH

Susan Hepworth serves as Executive Director of the National Coalition for Infant Health, a collaborative of professional, clinical, community health, and family support organizations focused on improving the lives of premature infants and their families. NCfIH educates and advocates on behalf of premature infants from birth to age two and their families. Susan has a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and lives in Washington, DC.