Posts Tagged ‘MCH’

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 and Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau of […]

Social & Political Climate Symposium: How the Present Impacts the Future of Maternal and Child Health, March 3

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The Maternal & Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) 8th annual spring symposium is Friday, March 3 at the University of South Florida College of Public Health. The theme is the role of social and political climate on health. This year’s opening keynote speaker is Dr. Ann Dozier, past chair of the Maternal and Child Health Section […]

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. Martha Coulter, principal investigator, was […]

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.   The grant, led by Dr. […]

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 Health funds 13 Centers of […]

Dr. Russell Kirby and colleagues report on neural tube defects

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USF Distinguished University Professor Russell Kirby, PhD, MS, and colleagues published “Updated Estimates of Neural Tube Defect Prevented by Mandatory Folic Acid Fortification — United States, 1995-2011.” The article is in the January issue of the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Dr. Kirby is a professor and the Marrell Endowed Chair in the USF […]

2013-2014 MCH Leadership Training Program Scholars announced

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The Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program recently announced the 2013-14 scholarship recipients.  They include: Jeannese Castro, MPH student in the Department of Community and Family Health Nikki Demetriou, MPH student in the Department of Global Health and doctoral student in anthropology Salem Mengistu, MPH student in the Department of Global Health Laura Merrell, […]