MCH Student eNewsletter
1. Student Spotlight Series: Mai Vue and Morgan Collins!
2. Fall Alumni Panel Video!
3. New MCH Trainee Blog Post!
4. Explore the Title V Federal-State Partnership
5. Congratulations to PhD student J'Mag Karbeah!
6. EpiCH Seminar: Jaime Slaughter-Acey
Friday, December 6th, 2019 | 10:00 - 11:00 am CST
364 WBOBAssistant professor Jaime Slaughter-Acey will be the guest for the next EpiCH Seminar. Her presentation will focus on her research on the influence of skin color on pre-pregnancy body mass index among African American women.
7. Looking for Distance Learners to Offer Input in New MCH Buddy System!
The Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health, along with the Maternal and Child Health MPH Program, is looking to implement a MCH buddy system! Second year students will be paired with first year students, serving as a buddy and a guide through the student's first year in our program. We are currently seeking feedback from distance learners to help us understand how to tailor this program to both on-campus and off-campus students. If interested in offering your valuable insights, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by December 11th.
8. Working Effectively with Medical Interpreters eLearning
9. MCH Trainee Ambassador Group Virtual Article Club
10. Implicit Bias Webinar
Participants will learn key definitions, examine data showing the implications of implicit bias in public health, and discuss some strategies to prevent it.
11. SPH 75th Anniversary Gala
Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 5:00 - 8:30 pm CST
McNamara Alumni Center
The 75th Anniversary Gala will celebrate the SPH’s rich history and how it has transformed health for 75 years. The Gala welcomes all faculty, staff, students, community partners, and friends.
12. Donuts and Coffee in the SPHere
Tuesday December 10th, 2019 | 11:15 am - 1:00 pm CST
Wednesday December 11th, 2019 | 11:15 am - 1:00 pm CST
Stop in the SPHere for some delicious donuts and coffee to keep your energy up and running during finals preparation. Sponsored by the SPH Student Senate.
13. Professional Savviness Series
Moos Tower, 2-580
Would you like to be better at networking? Do you have free time over winter break to get a jump start on your career? Your Student Senate has partnered with the Career Services office to offer a series of professional development talks. Next up in the series is ‘How to Network Over Winter Break’!
14. Critical Thinking
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 #4: Critical Thinking.
Critical Thinking is the ability to identify and issue or problem, frame it as a specific question, consider it from multiple perspectives, evaluate relevant information, and develop a reasoned resolution.
Career & Professional Development Pro-Tip
15. How to Strengthen Your Critical Thinking Skills
Career intern Bobbie Morelli and the Careers team collaborated on a piece to help MCH students develop skills related to the MCH professional competencies. Read the article to learn four tips for strengthening your critical thinking skills.
- Identify the problem
- Gather information
- Analyze and evaluate
16. Health Science Building Security Changes
17. Perspectives on Indigenous Child Welfare in Minnesota Video Series
18. Stress and Resilience
19. The Aurora Center
20. Health Sciences Education Center (HSEC)
21. Graduate Minors
22. 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 12-6 p.m. on the following dates:
- December 10th
- December 11th
- December 12th
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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