Katherine Torrini of Creative Catalyst creates digital illustrations to capture and complement presentations on a variety of topics. Torrini captured seven Healthy Start Grantees Meeting sessions through graphic recording. We hope you enjoy these meeting artifacts, and encourage you to share these graphics in your Healthy Start community. You can learn more about Torrini’s work at https://creativecatalyst.com/.


For New Grantees and Those New to Healthy Start:  Historic Overview and Fundamentals of Healthy Start

Speakers: Cardora Barnes, MS & Brandon Wood, MHS, MBA, DHA, DHSPS; Deborah Frazier, NHSA


MCHB Strategic Planning and Healthy Start Program Updates

Speakers: Michael D. Warren, MD, MPH, FAAP, MCHB; Johannie Escarne, MPH, DHSPS


Healthy Start Town Hall

Speakers: Lee A. Wilson & Benita Baker, DHSPS


Naming Racism Again/Still in the Midst of a Pandemic

Speaker: Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, Morehouse School of Medicine


Mental Health Support for Healthy Start Staff 

Speaker: Wendy Davis, PhD, PMH-C, Executive Director at Postpartum Support International


Fostering Partnerships to Support Maternal Health

Speakers: Angela Doyinsola Aina, MPH, Interim Executive Director at Black Mamas Matter Alliance; Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, RN, Assistant Professor in the Family Health Care Nursing Department at the University of California San Francisco, clinician-scientist at Advancing New Standards in Reproductive health, and a member of the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive health; Joia Crear Perry, MD, FACOG, Founder and President of the National Birth Equity Collaborative


Innovations in Fatherhood

Speakers: Craig Garfield, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, pediatrician at the Lurie Children’s Hospital (LCH) of Chicago, and the Founder and Director of the Family and Child Health Innovations Program (FCHIP); Lee Warner, MD, Chief of the Women’s Health and Fertility Branch for the Division of Reproductive Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Using Quality Improvement to Make a Difference

Speaker: Jane Taylor, EdD, Improvement Advisor at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement


Healthy Start Data Systems and Data Resources

Speakers: Ada Determan, PhD, MPH & S. Lina Barrett, MPH, DHSPS; Matt Biewener, NICHQ


Consumers Lunch Networking Cafe: A Space for Healthy Start Consumers  

Cafe Host: Tamela Milan, MPPA, Westside Healthy Start


COVID-19 Response Lunch Networking Cafe: Meeting Your Clients Needs During and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cafe Host: Sheree Keitt, DrPH, MPH, CHES, National Healthy Start Association


Fatherhood Lunch Networking Cafe: How to Better Connect Fathers to Healthy Start Program Services

Cafe Host: Kenn L. Harris, NICHQ