About the ICTC Black Midwives and Healers Conference /

We commemorate our 9th International Black Midwives and Healers Conference (IBMHC) October 9 - 11, 2015 in Portland, OR. More than 300 attendees comprised of midwives, nurses, physicians, public health professionals, community health workers, lactation consultants, doulas, birth workers, and students representing over 10 countries, will gather in Portland in October at the University Place and Conference Center in downtown Portland.

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What Attendees Are Saying / Workshop and Conference Testimonials

Conference Workshops / at a glance

Muriel Lynn Jones AKA

Serving Queer Black Women

This workshop covers the basics for serving African American Queer families. Understanding queer family structures, trans parents and finding safe resources for queer families are a few of the

Conference Sponsors / special thanks from ICTC

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Workshop and Keynote Speakers /

Nicole Deggins, CNM, MSN, MPH is a masters prepared certified nurse

Blue is an African American Bi woman that has been a

Basmah Karriem is a Full Circle Doula certified with International Center

Since graduating with a Masters Degree majoring in Maternal-Child Health from

Passionate about midwifery, Essence Williams has been working, interning, volunteering and

Meies is blessed to be the mother of three beautiful college

Dr. Kimberlynn Heller completed her B.S. at Howard University in Washington,

Conference Location

University Place Hotel and Conference Center 310 SW Lincoln Center Portland, OR 97201
(503) 221-0140


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