MCH Student eNewsletter
2. Alumni Spotlight: Teresa Laing, MPH 1993
4. New MCH Trainee Blog Post
5. SPH Year in Review
6. Center Faculty Member and MCH Alumna Rebecca Shlafer Featured in Johns Hopkins Magazine Article "The Invisible Women"
"Shlafer...points out that "if I had a question about policing I would go to my criminology colleagues here and they're the experts on policing," she says. "But when you're talking about maternal and child health in the context of incarceration, who is the expert? I think part of the reason we have such a gnarly problem right now is that no singular discipline has claimed it."
7. Spring 2020 ISSS Intercultural Workshop Series
8. 39th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute
Ted Mann Concert Hall
A not to be missed multi-disciplinary celebration intermixing the words of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with musical performances. The program, curated by U of M alumnus G. Phillip Shoultz, III of VocalEssence, will feature Freddie Bell and Chantel Sings of The Morning Show on KMOJ Radio, Hollywood Studio of Dance (Diane Elliott-Robinson, founder), the University of Minnesota Gospel Choir (Adrian Davis, director), a chamber orchestra of U of M students, and more.
9. MPHA Policy Forum: Is There Justice for All...in the Air we Breathe?
New Brighton Community Center
In the MPHA "Public Health Matters" Policy Forum, panelists and forum participants will explore issues related to concerns about air and air quality. Who bears the greatest burden for Minnesotans’ treatment of the air we breathe? Co-sponsored by the Center for MCH.
Free registration available for two MCH students. Email email@example.com with interest.
10. MCH Competency #5: Communication
Every month we’ll send you information on MCH Navigator training organized around the 12 MCH Leadership Competencies. Each competency sits within one of three larger foci areas: self, others, and the community. This month we will focus on Competency #5: Communication.
Skillful communication is the ability to convey information to and receive information from others effectively. It includes essential components of attentive listening and clarity in writing or speaking for a variety of audiences.
Career & Professional Development Pro-Tip
11. Four Steps to Improving Your Communication Skills
SPH Career Intern Bobbie Morelli and the SPH Careers team collaborated on a piece to help MCH students develop skills related to the MCH professional competencies. Read the article to learn more about the four tips for improving your communication skills.
- Listen Intently
- Engagement Responses
- Tell Stories
12. SOAR for Native Communities
13. University-Based Child and Family Policy Consortium Newsletter
14. Winter Break RecWell Hours
Monday - Friday: 5:45 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
RecWell will be closed on January 1st and 20th
15. Nutritious U Food Pantry
The Nutritious U Food Pantry provides fresh and healthy food to students that struggle to get enough to eat. The Nutritious U Food Pantry is located in Coffman Memorial Union, room 210. It will be open from 12:00-6:00 PM on the following dates:
- January 28th
- January 29th
- January 30th
The aims of the Center include providing continuing professional education in maternal and child health (MCH) and support for students in online and in-person MCH graduate programs at the University of Minnesota. Center and MCH Program faculty are involved in research and training in infant and child health, adolescent health, family health, health disparities, reproductive health, and women's health.
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 $1,725,000. 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.
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