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Public Speaking Engagements

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On behalf of The Tara Hansen Foundation, Ryan Hansen has spoken at numerous events across the country. From an intimate Q&A at a group luncheon to auditoriums with more than 300 people, Ryan has had the opportunity to enlighten and educate the public and physicians to the state of maternal health and mortality in the US.

As a pioneer of the maternal health movement in the US, Ryan started THF in the spring of 2012, one year after the passing of his wife Tara. Since then his speaking engagements include:

CentraState Healthcare System Keynote Speaker on Patient Safety (Freehold, NJ)

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School To Have and To Hold: Maternal Safety and the Delivery of Safe Patient Care Opening Speaker (New Brunswick, NJ)

Every Mother Counts MPower Event Keynote Speaker (New York, NY)

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District II Keynote Speaker (New York, NY)

New Jersey Hospital Association Keynote Speaker (Princeton, NJ)

ACOG 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (San Francisco, CA)

Blog Her 2015 Joint Workshop Presentation with Dr. Priya Agrawal, Executive Director of Merck for Mothers (New York, NY)

Interviewed by New York 1’s health reporter Erin Billups

South Carolina Birth Outcomes Initiative Symposium 2016 Keynote Speaker (Columbia, SC)

NJHA Statewide Perinatal Safety Collaborative Keynote Speaker (Princeton, NJ)

Stop! Look! Listen! Empowering Women’s Voices to Improve Maternal Health and Safety at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson (Piscataway, NJ)

ACOG District II 2017 Safe Motherhood Initiative Guest Speaker (New York, NY)

NJHA Statewide AIM Initiative Launch Keynote Speaker (Princeton, NJ)

Every Woman, Every Hospital, Every Time - Maternal Health Module for Health Professions Students at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (New Brunswick, NJ)

Interviewed by Erin Moriarty for CBS Sunday Morning’s Maternal Mortality - An American Crisis


Interviewed by Kristen Dahlgren for the NBC Nightly News piece maternal mortality in the US

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