What is Maternal and Child Health?

Listen to current students, faculty, and alumni share how the MCH MPH Program has impacted their work improving the health of women, children, birthing people, and families around the world in the video, "What is Maternal and Child Health?" created by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.

What is Maternal & Child Health?

Upcoming Events

The Center is excited to cosponsor the 2024 Summer Institute in Adolescent Health on July 22-24, 2024. This year's theme is "Cultivating Adolescent Well-Being in the Digital Age" and will explore how professionals, parents, and caring adults can engage with and promote the healthy use of technology. Learn more about this event and register today!

Upcoming Events

Student Spotlight

#UMNMCH student, Vivian Pham (MPH 2024), wrote this reflection on how her deployment with Minnesota PRAMS has contributed to her transformative journey in MCH, shaping her into a steadfast advocate for the well-being of families and children worldwide.

Student Spotlight: How did Vivian Pham’s Deployment with the Minnesota Department of Health’s Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Project Influence Her Drive for Health Equity Advocacy?

Alumni Spotlight

Check out the latest Alumni Spotlight from Nicollette Moore. In this Spotlight, #UMNMCH recent graduate Nicollette Moore, MPH 2023, wrote this reflection on her journey into the public health field, her deployment with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), and her work to expand doula services.

How has Nicollette Moore Supported State Efforts to Expand the Doula Workforce in Minnesota?

National MCH Student Blog

Blog co-editors from the UMN Center of Excellence, Estefanía Henríquez Luthje, and UAlbany’s Catalyst Program, Maha Mehmood, are the authors of the newest, MCH Leads blog post. In this editorial, Estefanía and Maha reflect on their backgrounds, interests in maternal and child public health, preferred MCH leadership competencies, and expectations as 2022-2023 co-editors for the National MCH Trainee Blog. In addition, they introduce the overarching theme that will shape MCH Leads blog posts for spring 2023: Health Equity.

MCH National Blog

MN Women's Health Report Card

The 2022 MN-WHRC is now available in English, Hmong, Spanish and Somali! The MNWHRC helps visualize and reflect the health indicators specific
to our state’s unique demographics.

2022 MN Women's Health Report Card (MN-WHRC)

Our Online MPH Program Ranked #7!

Our UMN online MCH Program was ranked #7 out of all online MPH programs by the Master’s in Public Health Degrees website. Interested in earning your MPH online?
Visit our program page to learn more.

We're #UMNproud!