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Annual Roe v. Wade Celebration featuring Jamila Perritt, MD MPH FACOG

January 18, 2018, from 6 pm -7:30 pm at Minsky Recital Hall, 1944 Hall, University of Maine, Orono

Join us to learn more about abortion access in the United States from a passionate physician, advocate, and activist. Light refreshments including chocolate treats will be provided.

This event is free and open to all. RSVP required. Thank you to our cosponsors for their generous support to help us bring this incredible speaker to Maine!

Cosponsored by:
Grandmothers for Reproductive Rights
Maine Family Planning
SAFE Maine
University of Maine’s Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies 

Jamila Perritt MD MPH FACOG is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist who specializes in Family Planning and Reproductive Health.    Dr. Perritt is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine and completed her residency training in  Obstetrics and Gynecology at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.   She completed a Family Planning Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.   During her fellowship training, Dr. Perritt received a Masters Degree in Public Health from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  After completion of her fellowship, she returned to her hometown of Washington, DC where she served as the Medical Director at Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington DC, Inc. from 2011-2016.

Dr. Perritt works as a clinical provider in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. Additionally, she serves as a reproductive health care consultant where she develops, organizes and facilitates health education workshops and outreach events to diverse communities and community partners on topics including but not limited to HIV/STI treatment and prevention, reproductive justice and access to care, adolescent health, contraception and family planning. She collaborates with various organizations to provide ongoing support and subject matter expertise on sexual and reproductive health, family planning and reproductive justice. Learn more about our featured speaker here.