Healthy Generations eNewsletter
1. Student Spotlight: Meet the Center Research Assistants!
In this Student Spotlight, the three Center Research Assistants (RAs) describe the work they do for the Center, how COVID-19 has impacted their work and studies and what Center resources they think could be better utilized.
The Center is proud to sponsor the following event:
3. UMN Women’s Health Research Conference: Stigma, Racism, and Women’s Health
Tuesday, January 26, 2021┃2:00 - 4:30 PM CST
This half-day event features plenary presentations, panel discussion, and a poster session on women’s health research. It draws interdisciplinary women’s health researchers, health care providers, students, and community public health professionals for a day of virtual learning, networking and research dissemination. Center faculty member Dr. Rachel Hardeman will be a featured panelist.
4. Cesarean Delivery and Gender of Delivering Physicians
This systematic review and meta-analysis considered studies that used odds ratios (or provided data to calculate odds ratios) on cesarean deliveries by physician sex (male or female). The results showed that female-identified physicians are less likely to prefer and/or perform cesarean deliveries than male-identified physicians.
5. Supporting the Wellness and Needs of School Staff
Friday, December 11, 2020 ┃2:00 PM CST
Join Child Trends, the National Center for School Mental Health, the Division of Adolescent and School Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Center for Health and Health Care for a discussion about building school mental health systems that support the teachers, nurses, and school administrators on the front lines of keeping our children healthy and safe during COVID-19.
6. The Pandemic and Social Isolation: Considerations to Support LGBT Older Adults
Monday, December 15, 2020 ┃11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CST
Join Sherrill Wayland, MSW, for a discussion regarding LGBT older adults. Considerations for social service providers will be shared, along with ideas for how family and friends can be supportive during this unique time.
7. Blog Post: AMCHP Looks at Impacts of COVID-19 on Adolescent Mental Health
This post considers the two surveys featured in a New York Times article, which highlighted how adolescents have been impacted by COVID-19. The blog post also evaluates how these findings should apply to Title V MCH programs.
8. Art Challenge: NIMHD’s Envisioning Health Equity
Public Health is for Everyone is an online toolkit which serves as a one-stop resource to increase the capacity of public health professionals to create programs that benefit entire communities, including people who have disabilities. It provides public health professionals with resources to enhance their planning efforts in key issue areas.
9. Guide: Preventative Care for Justice Involved Youth
10. Fellowship: Wisconsin Population Health Services Graduate/Doctoral Fellowship
The WI Population Health Service Fellowship Program is a two-year service and training program designed for early career individuals in public health and allied sciences. Fellows are placed in practice-based settings in community, non-profit, governmental, and/or health service organizations around Wisconsin. Through a curriculum focused on health equity and collaborative leadership, Fellows leave the program with a health equity lens applied to their practice as well as tangible skills in public health programming and management. Apply by January 4, 2021.
11. Fellowship: CDC Maternal Mortality Prevention Team Graduate Fellowship
13. Call for Proposals: Minnesota Public Health Association (MPHA) Annual Conference
MPHA's 2021 Annual Conference “Bold and Humble: Engaging in Anti-Racist Public Health"
takes place virtually from April 29-30, 2021. The conference will elevate MN-based initiatives on racial justice work and its intersectionality with a variety of public health topics such as disabilities and accessibility, LGBTQ, chronic disease, aging, injury and violence prevention, mental health, environmental, maternal and child health, and other timely topics. Proposals are due Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 11:59 pm CST.
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