Maternal And Child Health Student Organization

About Us

The Maternal & Child Health Student Organization (MCHSO) was formed to serve as a forum for students with an interest in Maternal & Child Health (MCH) to:

  • Educate and increase awareness of MCH issues and projects within the United States and abroad
  • Connect students with service and learning opportunities in MCH
  • Create opportunities for mentorship and learning among alumni and students of the University of South Florida (USF)
  • Provide opportunities for interaction among students interested in MCH, as well as MCH faculty and staff

MCHSO is open to undergraduate or graduate students from any USF department.


MCHSO was created during the Fall Semester 2009 by a small group of students who volunteered to form a Steering Committee, under the guidance of the organization's Faculty Advisor Dr. Russell Kirby.


PRESIDENT: Nanah Fofanah
CO-VICE PRESIDENTS: Maryouri Avendano and Stefanie Fuentes

CO-SECRETARIES: Alexis Fredrick and Alison Palmer
TREASURER: Laketa Entzminger
CO-EDUCATION AND RESEARCH CHAIRS: Rema Ramakrishnan and Mindy Spyker
SERVICE CHAIR: Nicole Roberson
WEBMASTER: Shana Geary


For information about how to join, visit the Membership page.

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