Recently interviewed by the Chicago Tribune, one Bradley University senior is turning heads and winning awards as she bridges gaps in her Indiana community.
A new statewide program in Indiana, called ‘My Health Baby,’ has helped the state decrease infant mortality rates by increasing education, outreach and health care access to pre and post-natal mothers. While all progress is positive progress, the program is, unfortunately, lacking coverage in many high-risk counties, counties that have a low socioeconomic status. Furthermore, the program is not available for mothers insured with Medicaid. To help mothers in need of education and resources, Alexis Brown, a Bradley public relations student, launched her own campaign called ‘Her Empowered Voice.‘