As governor, Bredesen faced the infant mortality crisis head on and made infant health a priority

By , Guest Columnist Updated: October 17, 2018 11:32 AM CT | Published: October 08, 2018 3:04 PM CT
Guest Columnist

Danielle Tate

Tate is an OB/GYN at Regional One Health and an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Of all the health care issues that any community faces, infant mortality causes the most heartbreak. Nothing matters more than giving our babies – each and every one of them – a fighting chance. Nowhere has it mattered more than in Memphis.


Infant mortality Phil Bredesen


Reading comments and joining the conversation are some of the many benefits of subscribing. Join the conversation by clicking the View Comments button below. Not a subscriber? Click here. 

Our commenting policy can be viewed here