The Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health is committed to improving the health of children, women and families. The purpose of our Center–one of 13 HRSA-funded Centers of Excellence–is to strengthen and expand the MCH workforce by training graduate students in MCH, and to advance MCH science, research, practice, and policy through a well-trained MCH public health workforce.
Our nationally-recognized faculty are involved in research and training in infant and child health, adolescent health, family health, health disparities, reproductive health, nutrition and women’s health.
- leadership education of future public health practitioners and academicians;
- scholarship through research addressing the health needs of these populations, especially those who are most vulnerable;
- and partnership through collaboration with families, community professionals, and other academic departments focused on promoting the health of these populations.
- a Master’s degree in Public Health, including an advanced standing degree program, which can be taken online;
- continuing professional education;
- and consultation and technical assistance to community-based organizations and agencies.