Upcoming Events

Register for our next Bright Spots Mini-Lab of the 2022-2023 academic year. In this workshop, we will continue exploring the positive deviance research approach as Dr. Junia N. de Brito, Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, shares her work researching parenting practices and childhood obesity using positive deviance. This event will be held virtually on February 2, 2023 | 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CDT.

Upcoming Events

Student Spotlight

#UMNMCH student Marielynn Herrera wrote this reflection on how her deployment at Centro Tyrone Guzman and background working with family home visiting programs contributed to her career in MCH. 

Student Spotlight: How is Marielynn Herrera’s Interest in Maternal Immigrant Health Inspiring her Pursuit for Health Equity?

Alumni Spotlight

Check out the latest Alumni Spotlight from Archi Fon-Achu. In this Spotlight, Achiri shares about his path to MCH and his plans for the future. Archi was one of two #UMNMCH students who received the Robert Ten Bensel Scholarship in 2021-2022. The scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded annually by Epi to students who demonstrate outstanding potential for contributions to the principles of maternal child health, human equity, and community social justice. Read more about Achiri’s work as a medical doctor and public health masters student working with MCH communities.

Alumni Spotlight: How did Achiri Fon-Achu’s adverse childhood experience inform a pursuit of medical training and an MPH in MCH?

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 2020 MN-WHRC is now available! The MNWHRC helps visualize and reflect the health indicators specific
to our state’s unique demographics. Now available in four languages!

2020 MN Women's Health Report Card (MN-WHRC)

Our Online MPH Program Ranked #5!

Our UMN online MCH Program was ranked #5 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!