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Job Boards for #UMNMCH Alumni

We’ve compiled the below to help you explore careers in public health. Good luck on your job search! APHA (American Public Health Association) job board AMCHP (Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs) jobs and career center Emory’s job board HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration) listings MDH’s (MN Department of Health) Community Health Services Mailbag (listserv) […]

A Statement from the MCH Program and the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health at the UMN School of Public Health on the Supreme Court’s Decision on Dobbs vs Jackson Women’s Health Organization 

The Supreme Court’s final majority decision on June 24, 2022, overturning federal rights to abortion, is a direct injury to the health and wellbeing of families, communities, and our society. It will lead to adverse   pregnancy outcomes, including increased rates of infant and maternal mortality (Grossman & Jacobowitz, 1981; Pabayo et al., 2020; Hoyert, […]

Video Abstract FAQ

FAQ Do you have any sample videos?  Yes, we’ve compiled many here. Can I submit works in progress? We encourage you to submit what you have, knowing that projects may and likely will evolve between the March 16 submission deadline and the May 11 conference. You can tend to this in your video abstract by […]

Creating a Video Abstract

Sample Video Abstracts We’ve compiled many here. Create Accessible Content Applying good accessibility practices to your presentation slides creates a welcoming and inclusive experience for everyone in your audience. Many of us are unaware that our slide design choices might make it difficult or impossible for people with disabilities to consume our content. Learn the good […]

Video Abstract Examples

While the below vary in their content, style and length, they offer a range of options that you may want to consider as you begin developing your abstract. The effectiveness of interpersonal psychotherapy for adolescents with depression – a systematic review and meta-analysis (Child and Adolescent Mental Health)  Ancient ecology of the sabertooth cat Homotherium […]

Your Guide to Breastfeeding

During National Breastfeeding Month, the Office on Women’s Health (OWH) shares its online resources for making the decision to breastfeed, learning how to breastfeed, overcoming breastfeeding challenges, and pumping and storing of breastmilk. OWH answers questions such as What are the health benefits of breastfeeding? How do you know if you make enough breastmilk? Do you need to avoid certain […]

Technical Assistance (TA) Corner: May 2021

Background Our Bodies Ourselves started as a group of women in the Boston area who, in 1970, published the classic women’s health book of the same name on sexual and reproductive health. Today, Our Bodies Ourselves is a volunteer-led nonprofit that advocates for women’s health and social justice. Over the years, resources based on the […]

Technical Assistance (TA) Corner: March 2021

Child Obesity Prevention Efforts: Solutions from Families and Communities March is National Nutrition Month, which focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The Center provides TA on many topics, including nutrition. The Bright Spots Mini-Lab Positive Deviance Project is one example that is bringing collaborative […]

Student Spotlight: How did Rachel Uwimbabazi Develop Educational Materials to Improve Birth Outcomes for an OB Program?

#UMNMCH student Rachel Uwimbabazi (MPH ’21) wrote this reflection on how her coursework, internships, field experience, and culminating experience have all contributed to her career in MCH. About Face2Face During Fall 2020, I applied for a student consultant position with Community Health Initiative (CHI). What appealed to me about CHI is how they partner with […]