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Denise M. Fletcher-Leard Appointed To The March Of Dimes State Committee

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Denise M. Fletcher-Leard has been appointed to the March of Dimes State Public Affairs Committee. The main purpose of the State Public Affairs Committee is to approve and carry out the State Public Affairs Plan for the Texas Chapter. The 2011 year agenda includes such initiatives as:
• Smoke Free Texas
• Data sharing (allow registries at DSHS to share de-identified hospital discharge information)
• CHIP Perinate Program
• Access to health care
• Monitor newborn hearing screening legislation
• Monitor opportunities related to Centering Pregnancy
Ms. Fletcher-Leard will serve a 2 year term.