Call for Applications: Training Course in Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology

Chicago, IL
Hyatt Regency – Chicago
May 19 – 23, 2014

The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are offering a Training Course in MCH Epidemiology as part of their ongoing effort to enhance the analytic capacity of state and local health agencies.

Who Should Apply?

 This national program is aimed primarily at professionals in state and local health agencies who have significant responsibility for collecting, processing, analyzing, and reporting maternal and child health data. This year, the course is geared to individuals with intermediate to advanced skills in statistical and epidemiologic methods, preferably in MCH or a related field.  Content for this year’s course will be organized in the following four domains:

Needs Assessment (e.g., prioritization methods, impact estimates)

  • Multivariable Regression Modeling (e.g., model building, linear and log models)
  • Program and Policy Evaluation (e.g., design and analytic methods)
  • Economic Evaluation (e.g., cost-benefit, return on investment)


  • The course will begin mid-day Monday, May 19 and conclude Friday, May 23.
  • Hotel lodging will be covered.
  • A limited number of scholarships for airfare are available.
  • Complete applications must be submitted by 5 pm PST, Friday, February 28, 2014.