- MPH Curriculum
- MPH Thesis
- MPH Practicum
- MCH Certificate
- MCH Capstone Project
- MCH Research Festival
- MCH Leadership Competencies
- Nation-Wide Awards Related to Maternal and Child Health
- Written and Oral Presentation Skills
Department of Health Services guidelines for completing the MPH thesis Detailed information for health services students for planning, conducting, and submitting the master's thesis. Includes discussion of the standards for acceptable theses, the roles and responsibilities of the committee members and the student, and guidelines and timeline.
Department of Epidemiology program guidelines, including guidelines for Master's thesis (PDF) Detailed information for epidemiology students for planning, conducting, and submitting the master's thesis. Includes discussion of the standards for acceptable theses, the roles and responsibilities of the committee members and the student, and guidelines and timeline.
MPH thesis agreement (PDF) Fill out this form, have it signed by your committee members, and send a copy to your committee chair and Colleen Huebner, Director, MCH Program. Keep a copy for yourself. (This form can be filled out electronically if opened a separate Acrobat window.)
Timeline for successful completion of MPH thesis (PDF) Quarter-by-quarter plan for completing the thesis in two years
MCH Research Festival guidelines (PDF) for formatting abstracts and presenting thesis projects.
APHA MCH Section Fellow Section fellows serve for a one-year term and are matched with a mentor who is serving a leadership role in the MCH Section. Deadline for nominations is in the spring, with fellowships beginning in October.
AMCHP Emerging MCH Leadership Scholarship Deadline for nominations is early November for the following year's conference.
Graduate Student Epidemiology Program (GSEP) This award offers a 12-week project at a state or local health department. Interns are paid a stipend for the summer and are required to submit a final report. Applications open in January with a deadline in February. Projects begin in May, June, and July.
Preparing a Successful Manuscript: Research Writing Advice. Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, this webinar covers how to prepare a manuscript for publication, organization and key elements of a research paper for both quantitative and qualitative research, and submission process. Presenters are: Donna Peterson, Editor-in-Chief of the Maternal and Child Health Journal, and James M. Perrin, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and Founding Editor, Academic (Ambulatory) Pediatrics.
Writing Policy Briefs: A Guide to Translating Science and Engaging Stakeholders The Women's and Children's Health Policy Center, Johns Hopkins University
Using Slides Effectively in Communications. Nancy Duarte, Duarte Design.
Northwest Center for Public Health Practice's archive of Nancy Duarte's January 2009 presentation, with links to additional materials.