With Gratitude

The 2022 MN-WHRC would not be possible without the significant time, talent, and efforts of the Center’s Jenna Kacheroski (MPH ’23). We want to thank the students in the 2021 and 2022 PubH 6630 courses for their major contributions to the development of the 2022 MN-WHRC (see below).

We also wish to acknowledge Dr. Zobeida Bonilla, Sara Benning, Dr. Jamie Stang, Erin Suski, Jeffery Johnson, Lisa Anderson, Erin Suski, and April Peterson for their assistance. Thank you to the MN Department of Health’s (MDH) Center for Health Statistics, Child and Family Health Division and Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Division–and specifically Alina Kraynak, Sierra Hill, Michelle Chiezah, Anne Walaszek, Karen, Fogg, Tiffany Pao Yang, and Stefan Gingerich–for their contributions. Thanks to Dr. Ruby Nguyen for initiating the creation of this Report Card, and to Laura Villarreal, Delali Degbey, Yetunde Akingbemi, Asha Hassan, and Dr. Richard Maclehose for their early efforts on this project. 

2021 and 2022 PubH 6630 Student Contributors:

Lexie Adams, Dae Akre-Fens, Delaine Anderson, Cailynn Aumock, Myo Myo Aye, Dr. Laurel Cederberg, Alexis Chavez, Tessa Cremer, Hilda Davis, Katie DeWitt, Cassandra Edlund, Catherine Eisenreich, Chinenyenwa Ebelechukwu Jennif Elile, Paige J. Erickson, Abigail Fink, Achiri Fon-Achu, Jason Fredrick, Audra Gaikowski, Shay Gingras, Ashley Starr Gustner, Brandi Haar, Suness Hall, Elizabeth Hart, Anna Haugen, Alyse L Haven, Hillary Hercules, Marielynn Herrera, Claire Huber, Abigail Hutson, Brenna Jarvis, Michelle Johnson, Jenna Kacheroski, Rayna Kaeppe, Krystal Klicka, Madigan Knuth, Zoe Kusinitz, Courtney J. Kutzler, Rosemary Lane, Taylor Lees, Mary Kate Leloux, Emily Leyrer, Takayla Lightfield, Rebecca L Lindholm, Rebecca Lindholm, Katie Lins, Mackenzie Lopp, Brianna Lundgren, Estefanía Henríquez Luthje, Aleksey Mason-Bradach, Emily McDowell, Shea C. McGrath, Lauren McPherson, Cassaundra Mohawk, Genelle Monger, Nicollette Moore, Amanda Moses, Claire Newby, Mackenzie O’Kane, Mariah Olinger, Annie Olson, Benjamin Ose, Molly Portz, Favi Ramirez, Summer Reid, Emily Reimer, Lauren Roach, Kailee Elizabeth Schaberg, Alyssa Scott, Hannaan Shire, O. A. Sullivan, Shana Tang, Shana Tang, Kaitlyn Traub, Rachel Uwimbabazi, Stephanie Van Dyke, Ananda Vigneswari, Mai Vue, Sophia Weelborg, Madeline Weinkauf, Briana Wells, Haley Lipo Zovic

We want to congratulate the North Carolina (NC) team spearheaded by the Center for Women’s Health Research (CWHR) which has been reporting on the health status of NC’s women for several years. Their report cards and corresponding website inspired us to do the same for our state. Thank you.

About the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health

For six decades, the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health has worked to improve the health status of MN’s women, children, adolescents, and their families. The Center’s work is rooted in principles of social justice and focuses on skills development through continuing professional education, consultation, and technical assistance to community-based organizations and public health and social service agencies. Students pursuing our Master’s degree in Public Health receive training that focuses on public health skills development and maternal and child health (MCH) content.

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The Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number T76MC00005 for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health in the amount of $1,750,000. This information or content and conclusions of our outreach products are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.