Maternal and Child Health

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Changing Paradigms in Maternal and Child Health: Innovative Lessons from the Life Course
A webinar featuring Cheri Pies, MSW, DrPH and Bina Patel Shrimali, MPH. Co-developed by the training programs at USF, Tulane, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham as part of our continuing education efforts.

Perinatal Policies, Programs, and Quality Improvement Initiatives: Influencing Life Course Trajectories
A webinar featuring John Curran, MD and William Sappenfield, MD, MPH. Co-developed with the training programs at USF, UAB, and Tulane.

MCH at the USF College of Public Health

Family-Centered Care Seminars Video Presentations
Filmed at the USF College of Public Health, these Family-Centered Care Seminars consist of several interactive presentations by multiple speakers on the history of family-centered care and where it is heading, experiences working for organizations that offer family-centered medical services, and firsthand experiences of families. Participants develop a greater understanding of and committment to the elements of family-centered care.

Cultural Competency Seminars Video Presentations
Filmed at the USF College of Public Health, the Cultural Competency Seminars consisted of several interactive presentations by multiple speakers on topics related to culture, why it is important, and how cultural competency can be achieved. The seminar also presented useful information on cultural competence in specific population groups, including ethnic groups and person with disabilities.

Interdiscplinary Women's Health Seminar with Dr. Ellen Daley Videos and Powerpoints
Filmed at the USF College of Public Health, the Interdisciplinary Women's Health Seminar led by Dr. Daley was an interactive exploration of an interdisciplinary approach to women's health, transdisciplinary projects and interdisciplinary problem solving.

75th Anniversary of Title V of the Social Security Act Videos
Filmed at the University of South Florida College of Public Health in December 2010, this video features Dr. Charles Mahan and Dr. Donna Petersen sharing their experiences as national leaders in Maternal and Child Health in celebration of the landmark legislation that created programs for mothers and children and lasting effects on public health care.

Michael Lu: Annual Lawton Chiles Lecture on Matrenal and Child Health In America
Dr. Lu joined the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as their Associate Administrator of Maternal and Child Health in 2011. The mission of his Bureau is “to provide leadership, in partnership with key stakeholders, to improve the physical and mental health, safety and well-being of mothers, children and families.” Before joining the HRSA, Dr. Lu already was recognized as a leading authority in MCH research, practice and policy.

Maternal and Child Health in a Remote Himalayan Mountain Setting: Issues and Challenges

Dr. Ista Pulu visited from Roing, India, where he is the only OB/GYN for a region serving 25 tribal villages. The area which Dr. Pulu serves is a large moun-tainous region with almost impassable terrain and poor resources. He is also part of an international collaboration between USF and the Research Institute of World's Ancient Traditions Cultures and Heritage (RIWATCH). He is gave a presentation about Maternal and Child health challenges in a remote Him-alayan mountain setting.

MCH in Florida

Florida Public Health Training Center

Florid Department of Health: Childrens Health & Womens Health

AMCHP Florida State Profile 2014 – How the Title V Block Grant Works in FL

MCH Nationally - Archived MCH Webinars
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau's website for live and archived webcasts and conference presentations on various topics.

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) 
AMCHP supports state maternal and child health programs and provides national leadership on issues affecting women and children

APHA Maternal and Child Health Community Leadership Institute
A leadership development and training program 

Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)
Leader in the establishment of programs to improve health of women and children 

National Center for Cultural Competence

Provides a series of training modules for developing cultural competence MCH Leadership Development Resources

MCH Leadership Competencies
A Collaborative Web Site of the MCH Training Grantee Network 

The MCH Library at Georgetown University
This MCH library has developed a set of resource briefs to help you quickly locate data sets, data tools, and statistics; literature and research; and programs to improve families' health and wellbeing.