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Title V MCH Services Block Grant Needs Assessment in Region X (pdf)

The Northwest Bulletin: Family and Child Health provides timely, relevant information about the health and health care of children and their families to public health professionals practicing in the Northwest region (Region X) of the United States.

Maternal and Child Public Health Webinar Series

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.


Mother and Child

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

Paige Wartko (class of 2015) was named Outstanding Master's Student by the Epidemiology Department of the University of Washington's School of Public Health.

Jennifer Mueller (class of 2016) has received a Graduate Student Epidemiology Program award through HRSA that will fund her practicum project with the Washington State Department of Health this summer. She will be working on the CDC-funded "Essentials for Childhood" grant, which aims to reduce child abuse and maltreatment by promoting safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments for children and families.

Tsegaselassie Workalemahu (PhD student in the MCH certificate program) will present "Placental Telomere Length and Risk of Placental Abruption," at the Society of Epidemiological Research 48th Annual Meeting, June 16-19, 2015, in Denver, Colorado.

Elise Sarvas (class of 2014) and Sylvia Badon (MCH certificate student) were selected to attend the Maternal and Child Health Bureau's Making Lifelong Connections networking event, April 23-24, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas.

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.