Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center
Accelerating innovative and evidence-informed interventions that improve maternal health and eliminate maternal health inequities
1. Describe appropriate universal screening, referral, and treatment for substance use disorder in pregnancy.
2. Understand what a Plan of Safe Care includes, where to locate resources, and how to identify equitable considerations.
3. Recognize how to collaborate with partner organizations and community resource providers to optimize care and services for families.
Mishka Terplan, MD, MPH, FACOG, DFASAM is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and in addiction medicine. His primary clinical, research, public health, and advocacy interests lie along the intersections of reproductive and behavioral health. He is Medical Director and Senior Research Scientist at Friends Research Institute and adjunct faculty at the University of California, San Francisco where he is a Substance Use Warmline clinician for the National Clinician Consultation Center. Dr. Terplan has active grant funding and has published extensively on health inequities, discrimination, and access to treatment. He has spoken at local high schools and before the United States Congress and has participated in federal and international expert panels primarily on issues related to gender, reproduction, and addiction.