KILLING BLACK BABIES

Zelda Okia, MDUncategorizedLeave a Comment

  Did you know: *An African American baby born in Milwaukee today has a 2 to 4 times increased risk of dying within the first year of life. *In 2017, there were 120 infants in the City of Milwaukee that died before reaching their first birthday. *Between 2013 and 2015, Wisconsin had the highest infant mortality rate for black babies in … Read More

Making the Present more Perfect

Zelda Okia, MDUncategorizedLeave a Comment

As I think about a time I made my present more perfect, my mind goes back to a perfected past experience, when I challenged myself by doing something that really scared me. This past summer, I went to Hawaii for the first time. I gave a presentation at a medical conference. That was fun and I was happy and proud … Read More