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Student Spotlight: How did Laurel Cederberg Support an Active Community Coalition Focused on the Mitigation of Inequities in Vision Health in Native American Children and Youth in Minnesota? 

#UMNMCH student Dr. Laurel Cederberg (MPH 2024) wrote this reflection detailing her involvement with the Vision Health Task Force. The task force is dedicated to addressing vision health equity, particularly through their “Little Eyes, Big Eyes” project for Native American children and families in Minnesota. Drawing from her hands-on experience, Laurel conducted an extensive literature […]


Want to Expand Your MCH Education? Opportunities are Available with MCH Navigator

The MCH Navigator has created the Learning Program resource as they recognize that there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to learning, so it offers a growing selection of learning programs to match participants’ educational needs and time requirements. Participants have access to both (1) focused and fast micro-learning (and micro-reflection) programs for when they need to […]


AUCD Resources on the Life course

The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), has released resources on the life course model for students, teachers, and others for use in professional development or to aid in presenting. This site includes a health equity quiz, case studies on […]


2012 SPH Research Day

On April 2, 2012, students from the University of Minnesota (UMN) were given the chance to present research they have been working on, bridging their training with producing and presenting original work. School of Public Health Student Research Day includes Master’s thesis and other projects students may have worked on throughout their career. Research Day […]


Picturing the Future of MCH

Take a look at this chat between Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) Executive Director Michael Fraser, AMCHP President Stephanie Birch, and Aimee Eden, PhD candidate and MCH trainee at University of South Florida. They discuss the future of Maternal and Child Health in state leadership positions, from the perspectives of Ms. Birch […]


So you want to be a leader… but how?

Leadership Competencies are complicated and difficult to assess. How do you measure critical thinking? How do you know if someone has successfully reflected on personal goals, strengths or limitations? If this type of growth is ongoing and subjective, how do we know if an individual is where they should be in their development or training? […]


MCH Student Elisabeth Seburg ‘LEND’s an ear at AMCHP

Elisabeth Seburg is a second year MPH student at the University of Minnesota School Of Public Health. She is in the Maternal and Child Health program as well as a fellow in the University of Minnesota Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program. As a trainee in two MCHB funded programs, Elisabeth tells […]


Love from AMCHP!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Welcome to our up-coming series on the 2012 Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) Annual Conference! Over a dozen students here in Washington D.C. have represented Minnesota’s MCH program. If you did not have the opportunity to attend, stop on by to hear about participants’ experiences. Today is the last […]


MCH Student Annie Fedorowicz on her first Professional Presentation

A hundred different thoughts were racing through my head as I waited to give my first professional presentation at the 2nd annual Making Lifelong Connections meeting… Will I remember to take a breath and slow down? How do I connect with the audience? I have to remember not to read the slides and just tell […]


Guest Post: Making Lifelong Connections

Danielle Young tells us about her time at the 2nd annual Making Lifelong Connections meeting. Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, and sponsored by two MCH training programs across the U.S., Making Lifelong Connections is a one and a half day MCHInterdisciplinary Leadership retreat.  Sunny Walt Disney World was the perfect setting for the […]


MCH Call to Action: Child Abuse

Child abuse and maltreatment is a silent and hidden morbidity and mortality issue today. A new report has shed light on this taboo subject, the dramatic statistics we have compared to other countries and the difference domestically between states. Currently, the child maltreatment death rate is 11 times higher than Italy’s and 3 times higher […]


Thank you Public Health!

Today the American Public Health Association joins Research!America to celebrate Public Health Thank You Day. Thank you to all the public health professionals working in illness, disease, and injury prevention efforts. Your work has helped better the health of mothers, fathers, families, children, women and men both domestically and globally. Take some time to thank […]


Videos available from May 2011 Symposium on Children’s Mental Health

2011 Public Health Symposium on Early Childhood Mental Health Translating the science of early experiences into culturally informed policy and practice Keynote Speakers included: Robert Anda, MD, MS, Centers for Disease Control and  Prevention Atum Azzahir, Powderhorn/Phillips Cultural Wellness Center Diane Benjamin, MPH, FrameWorks Institute Ed Ehlinger, MD, MS, Commissioner of Health, Minnesota Megan Gunnar, […]


APHA Wrap-Up, 2011

With American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual conference complete, take a look at the general opening session on their YouTube Channel, including a keynote by  Jonathan Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service about the value of open spaces on health. Additional videos include Pamela Hyde from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services […]