Healthy Generations eNewsletter
The Center has been renewed for another 5 years! We’re grateful and excited to continue our work as one of thirteen HRSA-funded Centers of Excellence in MCH Education, Science, and Practice across the US.
If you’re looking for quick communications about COVID-19, especially when using social media, our MCH Quick-Guide for COVID-19 can be found here.
This is the last Healthy Generations eNewsletter of the 2019-2020 academic year. We will resume eNewsletters this September. If you’d like us to share events, trainings, job postings or anything else on social media channels, please email email@example.com.
Congratulations to Center Research Assistants Abhi Ramesh and Teale Greylord, who are graduating this semester. Thank you for all you’ve contributed to the Center and the MCH Program. We’ll miss you!
Have a safe and healthy summer!
1. Support the MCH Class of 2020
2. Center Faculty Featured in Health In All Matters Podcast: COVID Affects Us All… Just Not Equally
3. National MCH Trainee Blog Post: Competency 1–MCH Knowledge Base/Context
4. MCH Faculty Spotlight: Susan Mason, PhD, MPH
5. Student Spotlight: How Did Lai Jing Su Grow her Qualitative Research Skills at a Local Non-Profit?
The Center is proud to co-sponsor the following event:
6. Virtual Summer Institute: Adolescent Mental Health–Identifying Influences and Promoting Well-Being
Monday, July 27-30, 2020 | 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM CST
While a variety of adolescent health indicators–teen pregnancy, violence, alcohol use–suggest a movement toward healthier outcomes for youth, trends in adolescent mental health tell a different story. During the Institute, explore trends and patterns in adolescent mental health, as well as psychosocial, cultural, and societal influences on mental well-being.
This section will resume in our September eNewsletter.
7. Webinar: Birth Equity During COVID-19
TODAY, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 | 12PM CSTFeaturing MCH faculty member Rachel Hardeman and Stevie Merino, a doula, this session will highlight the most vulnerable communities and connect participants with domestic and international leaders.
8. Webinar: Stress and Mental Health among Pregnant and Parenting Mothers during COVID-19
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 | 11AM CST
Through this webinar, participants will: 1) Gain insights into the realities of pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2) Become familiar with basics of Psychological First Aid as a tool to care for patients, and 3) Learn about NWHW and resources available through the Office on Women’s Health.
9. Webinar: Disability Equity by Design–Disabled by Design
Emerging thinking about disability suggests that disability is created by the design of our environments. This is part 3 of a three-part webinar series by the Online Learning Consortium and will explore strategies to maximize access and inclusion in online learning environments.
-To learn more and register
10. Press Release: HHS Awards $20 Million to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic through Telehealth
11. Survey: COVID-19 Mental Health, Substance Use, and Trauma Needs and Resources
12. Survey: Pregnancy and Postpartum During COVID-19 Pandemic
13. Article: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Mental Health for Children and Adolescents
14. Webpage: COVID-19 Information Repository
15. Director’s Message: Black Maternal Health–Amplify the Conversation and Act
Black women die from pregnancy complications two to three times more than their White and Hispanic counterparts, according to a January 30, 2020, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report containing the first national data on maternal deaths in the US since 2007. Please read this message (with resource links) from Dr. Janine A. Clayton, Director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), on how Black Maternal Health Week helps keep this heartbreaking health disparity front and center, where it belongs.
16. Recording: Social Determinants of Grief–The Impact of Black Infant Loss
17. Call for Applications: New COVID-19 Funding for Tribes–Supporting Tribal Public Health Capacity in Coronavirus Preparedness and Response (CDC-RFA-OT20-2004)
18. Fellowship: Apply for the MCH Performance Measurement and Evaluation Fellowship
19. Call for Submissions: The Public Health Review (PHR)
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