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.
#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.
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.
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.