Dr. Julienne Rutherford, professional placentrix Profile picture
#feminist #bioanthropologist: #placenta #DoHAD #womenshealth #midwifery #nursing #stillbirth #facultymentoring #safe13 #womb2womb (she/her) @uicnursing 💙💜💖
Jun 9, 2021 23 tweets 10 min read
Monster thread (with links and gifs!) hyping our new paper “#Womb2Womb: Maternal litter size and birth weight but not adult characteristics predict early neonatal death of offspring in the common marmoset monkey” out today in @PLOS: journals.plos.org/plosone/articl… 1/ “We” includes @CorinnaRoss, Suzette Tardif, Toni Ziegler, Laren Narapareddy, Tory deMartelly, Donna Layne Colon, Aubrey Sills, and also from @UICnursing Tori deMartelly, Alana Steffen, and Larisa Burke. And of course, the marmosets from @TxBiomed and @UTHealthSAResearch. 2/
Apr 8, 2021 14 tweets 6 min read
Today at #AAPA2021 12-2EST! Building Intersections In Covid-19 Scholarship, Health Inequities, and Systems of Care in Pregnancy and the Postpartum #reproanthcov19 2/thread #reproanthcov19 “Although many scientists currently believe the virus that causes COVID-19 does not transmit
vertically or significantly impair fetal development, the pandemic has caused significant disruption to reproductive processes, experiences, and care.”
Apr 8, 2021 4 tweets 3 min read
Thread: (CW: genocide/rape) Today is Genocide Remembrance Day in Rwanda. The genocide began on this day in 1994 and ended roughly 100 days later. Thousands of babies were conceived during the genocide, many by rape perpetrated against Tutsi women. #aapa2021 #RwandaGenocide Dr. Glorieuse Uwizeye presents at #aapa2021 4/15 on the impact of duration of intrauterine exposure during the genocide on Rwandan young adults (24yrs at study). Conceived earlier during the 100 days, worse adult mental health outcomes (#dohad) with some intriguing exceptions...
Sep 11, 2018 9 tweets 2 min read
When women are being attacked on Twitter, when sexism, racism, misogynoir are on full display, aimed squarely at well-respected colleagues, and men don’t stand up against it forcefully, WE NOTICE. It’s simultaneously not surprising and disappointing. You can fix that. Speak up. Call out that bullshit. Liking and retweeting aren’t enough. You care about your reputation too much to join the fight? Well, your colleagues’ reputations are directly on the line. Consider why some men feel so emboldened to attack your female colleagues.