Posts Tagged MCH

What’s driving infant mortality rates in rural areas? Hint: It’s more than access to health care

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Rural counties have the highest infant mortality rates across the United States when compared with rates in more urban counties—but why? New research conducted by the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Russell Kirby, along with colleagues Deborah Ehrenthal and Daphne Kuo, points to a complicated picture.  The article, […]

COPH post-doctoral fellow receives American Psychological Foundation award

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Dr. Helen Mahony, a post-doctoral fellow at the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (MCH), has received a Henry P. David grant for research in human reproductive behavior and population studies. The $1,500 grant, awarded by the American Psychological Foundation, supports early-career […]

COPH graduate student Dr. Joannie Bewa meets with Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada

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USF College of Public Health Department of Community and Family Health master’s student and Fulbright Scholar Dr. Joannie Bewa discussed her global contribution to women’s rights and health during a recent event commemorating International Women’s Day in Ottawa, Canada on March 8. Bewa was invited by Prime Minster Justin Trudeau […]

Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program announces scholarship recipients for 2016-2017

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Five graduate students in the USF College of Public Health have joined the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program. The program, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, provides leadership training in maternal and child health with a focus on cultural competence, family-centered care and interdisciplinary practice. The grant, led by Dr. […]

Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program announces scholarship recipients for 2015-2016

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Five graduate students in the USF College of Public Health have joined the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program. The program, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration, provides leadership training in maternal and child health with a focus on cultural competence, family-centered care and interdisciplinary practice.   […]

Maternal and Child Health Training Grant renewed with added postdoctoral component

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The USF College of Public Health’s Maternal and Child Health Training Grant has been renewed for another five-year term with the new addition of a postdoctoral enhancement component. Within the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Bureau of Maternal and Child […]