Post Natal Nurse Home Visitor Program
Pharmacy Residency (PGY1)

Dallas Healthy Start

Parkland’s Dallas Healthy Start program seeks to reduce infant deaths, pre-term and low-weight births. To learn more about Dallas Healthy Start, please call 214-590-1670 or email

Dallas Healthy Start provides

Loss of a Baby

Have you or someone you know experienced the loss of a baby? Please visit the Dallas County Fetal Infant Mortality Review program page.

Infant Mortality Awareness Summit 2023

Research in Health Disparities – UTSW Professor of Psychiatry Latoya Folova, MD

Engaging Fathers to Improve the Lives of Babies – Dallas Healthy Start Fatherhood Coordinator Aaron Fields

Addressing Colorism in Care Settings to Mitigate Racial/Ethnic Inequities in Maternal and Infant Mortality – Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology Public Health, Kyrah Brown, PhD

How Maternal Mental Health Affects Childhood Health and Development Panel Discussion – Mental Health Counselors Janet Dominguez, Andrea Eberle and Paola Thompson


Infant Mortality Awareness Summit 2022

Kristie Wilburn-Wren, MD - Infant Mortality: Parkland Health Labor & Delivery Triage Perspective

Emily Adhikhari, MD - Covid-19 and other Vaccinations in Pregnancy: What Does the Future Hold? 

Terri Major-Kincade, MD: Improving Neonatal Outcomes from the Inside Out: Equity for the Womb, World and Beyond

Cessilye Smith, Jessica Chester, Nakia Lawson: Panel of Doulas


Community partners

Dallas Healthy Start partners with community-based organizations to better meet the needs of mothers and their children.

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. government.