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HEAR HER Campaign

CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health is committed to healthy pregnancies and deliveries for every woman. The Hear Her campaign supports CDC’s efforts to prevent pregnancy-related deaths by sharing potentially life-saving messages about urgent warning signs. Women know their bodies better than anyone and can often tell when something doesn’t feel right. The campaign seeks 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 Summer Institute on Adolescent Health: Equal Access, Equal Say: Achieving Health Equity for all Young People

The Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health, in partnership with the Center for Adolescent Nursing, the Minnesota Department of Education, the Healthy Youth Development-Prevention Research Center, the Minnesota Department of Health, and Teenwise Minnesota, is pleased to announce the 2012 Summer Institute on Adolescent Health. When: July 30- August 2, 2012 […]

Strong Foundations: Minnesota’s Birth to Three Institute for Healthy Development

The Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health, the Center for Early Education and Development, the Minnesota Department of Health, the Minnesota Department of Human Services and the Minnesota Department of Education are excited to sponsor Strong Foundations: Minnesota’s Birth to Three Institute for Healthy Development. The purpose of this institute is […]

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 […]

NCS Speakers’ Series Feeding Young Children: The Good, the Bad and the Picky

The National Children’s Study Speaker Series is sponsored by the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health and the National Children’s Study – Ramsey County Location. On January 11, 2012, the series offered a talk on “Feeding Young Children: The Good, the Bad and the Picky” by Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RD, […]

New resource from WellShare International

WellShare International just released a new DVD for health care providers and their Somali patients: Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies II. Available in Somali with English subtitles, the DVD includes important and culturally-sensitive information on reproductive health topics, including: child spacing breastfeeding healthy eating and exercise C-sections And more. To order a free copy or for […]

New resource on childhood mental health

The National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health has issued a new reference for public health professionals who work in childhood mental health. Free to download here, “A Public Health Approach to Children’s Mental Health”  offers a comprehensive public health approach to children’s mental health. The guide links environmental supports, services, and interventions across […]

In the news: local MCH outreach

Clarence Jones, a MCH graduate student and director of community outreach at Southside Community Health Services, recently took part in a forum on minority health sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s Program in Health Disparities Research. As Jones noted, the need for organ donation among minorities is high. Certain diseases that can cause organ failure […]

“Unhealthy Influences” this Friday

This Friday, November 13, marks the first in our 2009 series of public health forums sponsored by the Minnesota Public Health Association. Friday morning’s discussion, focusing on “Unhealthy Influences: The Impact of Advertising on the Health of Children,” will be moderated by Dean John Finnegan, the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, and include […]

CYFHealth Listserv

The Children, Youth and Family Health Listserv shares resources and enhances networks among multidisciplinary professionals who work to improve the health and well-being of children, adolescents, families, and communities. To sign up for this list, send a message to: Leave the subject line blank. In the body of the text write: sub cyfhealth YOUR […]

National Survey of Children’s Health: 2007 Results Available

The Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI) has just released the results of the 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health. You can view this specific document or you can search national- and state-level findings at the Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health.