Oral History

Oral Histories Overview

The oral histories presented are part of a larger project, Developing a Repository of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health (MCH): Past, Present & Future Voices. This project is funded by the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH), as part of their Innovative Teaching Award.


Dr. Charles Mahan

Dr. Charles Mahan is a nationally recognized leader in maternal and child health. His specific areas of expertise include prenatal care, healthy birth outcomes, women's health, and public health policy/advocacy.


Dr. Donna Petersen

Dr. Donna Petersen is a nationally recognized leader in maternal and child health. Her specific areas of expertise include public health leadership, systems change, needs assessment, and global health. She currently serves as the Dean of the College of Public Health at the University of South Florida and continues to hold numerous leadership positions in the field of maternal and child health.