Northwest Bulletin: Family and Child Health provides information about the health of children and their families to public health practitioners in the Northwest region (Region X).
These webinars provide up-to-date information on topics related to Title V MCH national performance measures.There are 18 of these performance measures that describe a specific health need that, when successfully addressed, can lead to better outcomes.
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The Center for Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) provides interdisciplinary, graduate-level training in maternal and child public health research and practice, including epidemiology, biostatistics, program planning and management, policy development, and advocacy.
Students graduate from our program with the skills to become leaders in improving the research, service systems, programs, and policies that support the health of women, children, and families in the United States.
Student, Faculty, Alumni News
Collette Ncube (Certificate student) will present posters on "Racial Disparities in the Transgenerational Transmission of Low Birthweight Risk" and "Transgenerational Transmission of Preterm Birth Risk: The Role of Race and Socio-economic Neighborhood Context" at the Epidemiology Congress of the Americas meeting from June 21-24, 2016 in Miami, FL.
Vivian Lyons (Class of 2016) will present her poster on "Evaluation of Gestational Weight Gain Guidelines among Women of Non-Average Height, Washington State 2003-2013" in Miami, Florida at both the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER) Conference from June 20-21, 2016 and at the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) Conference from June 22-25, 2016. She will also present second poster at SER on "Evaluation of Multiple Interventions Using a Stepped Wedge Design."
Tsegaselassie Workalemahu (Certificate student) will present "Genetic Variations Related to Maternal Whole Blood Mitochondrial DNA Copy Number: A Genome-Wide and Candidate Gene Study" (Certificate student, Class of 2016) (poster) in Miami, Florida at both the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER) Conference from June 20-21, 2016 and at the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) Conference from June 22-25, 2016.
Marianna Grady (Class of 2016) was one of 15 University of Washington students awarded the Bonderman Travel Fellowship, an opportunity to journey to at least two regions and six countries for a transformative experience.
Sylvia Badon (Class of 2016) was named of the University of Washington Health Sciences Magnuson Scholars of 2016-17 for her outstanding academic performance and potential contributions to health sciences research.
Help Support Your MCH Program!!
Alumni and others who wish to donate to the University of Washington can now designate their dollars to directly support the Maternal and Child Public Health Leadership Training Program. To do so, visit the MCH Program Fund for Excellence.